Australia State of the Environment
‘Combining scientific, traditional and local knowledge, Indigenous and non-Indigenous people have worked together to create this first holistic assessment of the state of Australia’s environment.
The report aims to help shape policy and action, influence behaviours, and assess our actions as stewards of the Australian environment.
Our environment is under extreme pressure. Read the report. Make an impact. Heal Country. Our future wellbeing and prosperity depend on it.’
Convention on Biologic Diversity
‘Biodiversity is essential for human health and well-being, economic prosperity, food safety and security, and other critical areas necessary for the individual and collective thriving of all humans and all human societies. Recognized by a growing coalition of political leaders, civil society, the business community, indigenous peoples and local communities, youth and other key stakeholders, we can all safeguard life on earth with dramatically increased and coordinated action. Let us all look back in 2050 noting that we saved life for future generations, plants and animals. Join the Action Agenda and become a champion of action.’
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
‘is an international network and data infrastructure funded by the world’s governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.’
Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
‘The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is an independent intergovernmental body, established by member States in 2012. The objective of IPBES is to strengthen the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, long-term human well-being and sustainable development.’
Maps of Life
‘The Map of Life assembles and integrates different sources of data describing species distributions worldwide. These data include expert species range maps, species occurrence points, ecoregions, and protected areas from providers like IUCN, WWF, GBIF, and more. All data assets are stored, managed, backed up, and accessed using a hosted cloud instance.’
UN Environment Program
Wierp in 2022 een ‘Spotlight on nature and biodiversity‘. ‘In the lead up to the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15), taking place from 5-17 December, in Montreal, Canada, we’ll be highlighting updates from around the United Nations System, from partners and from others helping to call attention to the fact that the future of humanity depends on action now.’