UN Convention on Biological Diversity - updates

Rappler's latest stories on UN Convention on Biological Diversity


Genetic tool that can doom a species under UN review

Dec 06, 2017 - 7:38 AM

Gene drive advocates and critics square off in Montreal this week in an obscure working group under the Convention on Biological Diversity

GENETIC LAB. In this file photo, doctor performs laboratory tests in the Genetic Research Center of the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) Microbiology Research Institute in Tegucigalpa on February 5, 2016. Orlando Sierra/AFP

Palawan’s natural assets to undergo recreational services accounting

Dec 03, 2016 - 11:00 AM

We need to protect these assets to make them sustainable says World Bank consultant Reynaldo Fulleros

PRISTINE BEACH. San Vicente Island in Palawan. Photo from Keith Anthony Fabro

Growing food demand threatens more species – IUCN

Nov 17, 2014 - 1:30 PM

IUCN: We urgently need to impose strict limits on harvesting and take appropriate measures to protect habitats

A girl looks at Pacific bluefin tunas swimming in an aquarium in Tokyo, Japan, 27 June 2013. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Scientists sound alarm over ocean acidification

Oct 08, 2014 - 2:22 PM

Rising acidity will have damaging consequences for shellfish corals and other calcium making organisms which play a vital part in the food web

PEEK-A-BOO. This photo taken on September 22, 2014 shows fish looking out from the coral of the Great Barrier Reef. William West/AFP