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Recordings of Edinburgh Process for Subnational Governments, Cities and Local Authorities on...

June 3, 2020

The Edinburgh Process for Subnational Governments, Cities and Local Authorities on the development of the Post 2020 global biodiversity framework is currently underway, as arguably one of the most significant opportunities for the voice...

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Let us reconcile cities with nature

June 5, 2020

As we celebrate World Environment Day, many of us isolated at home, the COVID-19 pandemic provides a sobering opportunity to reflect on our relationship with nature. Nature provides us with essential life-supporting...

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What is the value of nature in our cities and regions?

June 25, 2020

Nature underpins our very existence and livelihoods, and is integral to the effective functioning and well-being of urban communities. One million species are threatened with extinction today and extinction rates are accelerating.*...

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Edinburgh Declaration released for signature

August 31, 2020

International declaration agreed Published: 31 Aug 2020 00:01 By: Scottish Government   The Scottish Government is leading a global push to ensure action is taken at all levels to protect biodiversity. A statement of...

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Subnational & local governments ramp up advocacy for nature ahead of UN...

September 18, 2020

SUBNATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS RAMP UP ADVOCACY FOR NATURE AHEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT FOR BIODIVERSITY   The outcomes of the Edinburgh Process, which brought together delegates from across the globe,...

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Local & subnational advocacy for nature: October 2020 update

October 1, 2020

  Roadmap to COP 15: Timeline of key milestones Due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic, many key events on the local and subnational Roadmap to the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP)...

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