Day: 6 October 2020

This British farm went from a ‘biological desert’ to biodiversity hotspot by letting the animals take charge

(CNN)During the spring and summer months, the birdsong on Knepp estate is a glorious cacophony of sound. Walking through the scrubland of this 3,500-acre estate in West Sussex in the south of England, it’s hard to believe the tangled thickets and rugged pastures were once orderly arable fields. The estate, which includes a 19th century …

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UN Biodiversity Summit Supports 2030 Agenda-aligned Post-2020 Framework

STORY HIGHLIGHTS The Summit focused on the theme, ‘Urgent Action on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’. It included two Leaders’ Dialogues on addressing biodiversity loss and mainstreaming biodiversity for sustainable development, and on harnessing science, technology and innovation, capacity building, access and benefit-sharing, financing, and partnerships for biodiversity. The first UN Biodiversity Summit highlighted the urgency …

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