International Biodiversity Day 2020: This year’s theme for UNGA occasion conceptualised in 1993 is ‘our solutions are in nature’ Renewable energy can be part of solution for Illinois Japan committed contribution to provide malnutrition treatment in Sierra Leone Organic guava farming brings healthy returns করোনা: পরিচ্ছন্নতাকর্মীদের খবর রাখছেন না কেউ করোনা ভাইরাস: পরামর্শ বা উপদেশ করোনা ঠেকাতে ভিটামিন ডি Naga tribes of Myanmar face loss of land and forest under new law Protecting food security in Africa during COVID-19 মাস্ক-গ্লাভস বর্জ্য থেকে জীবাণু খাদ্যচক্রে প্রবেশ করতে পারে
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International Biodiversity Day 2020: This year’s theme for UNGA occasion conceptualised in 1993 is ‘our solutions are in nature’

Biodiversity 2020

Dhaka, 23 May, 2020: International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on 22 May to create as well as enhance understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. According to Convention on Biological Diversity, World Biodiversity Day was started at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 1993. In December 2000, the UNGA adopted 22 May as International Day […]

To protect biodiversity, small habitats matter

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Dhaka, 9, May, 2020: With the planet’s biodiversity crisis putting up to half a million species at risk of extinction, conservationists aren’t sure whether to focus efforts and resources on protecting large, wild habitats or those that are fragmented and degraded. An analysis published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences now reveals that both are important, […]

The Global Biodiversity Crisis Just Got Personal

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If you want to understand how the biodiversity crisis will affect you and your daily life, just look around. Where are you right now? Are you at home, working in the dining room, managing kids, walking the dog (again), and maybe watching Tiger King on Netflix? Maybe you’re one of the millions of people for whom the situation […]

Protect 30% of Earth to avert ‘irreversible’ biodiversity loss – former ministers say

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The 23 ex-ministers from six continents, a group founded by former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, also urged governments to complete a UN treaty this year to safeguard life in the high seas, the area beyond the legal jurisdiction of coastal states that makes up two-thirds of the ocean. “We endorse setting a global […]

Biodiversity ‘fundamental’ for global food systems, at “heart’ of development – UN agriculture chief

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Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), told negotiators on Monday that as agriculture and food systems are “at the heart of the concept of sustainable development”, they are central to deliberations regarding the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework, which is expected to be adopted at the UN Biodiversity Conference in October. “Biodiversity is fundamental for ecosystems, for human beings, and is the basis of food diversity," said Mr. Qu, opening the […]

Meet the Wildlife Police

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The Border Force officers at Heathrow Airport were suspicious. Something just didn’t seem right about the tall stack of polystyrene foam trays, marked “frozen fish,” that had passed through customs in London on their way to a flight bound for Hong Kong. The agents removed the top tray—and discovered carton after carton filled with 440 […]

Sundarban and its majestic beast

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Climate change has severely threatened biodiversity worldwide with many species already on the verge of extinction and is responsible for warmer temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, and more frequent extreme weather events. Climate change has already caused changes in vegetation, salinity and sedimentation in the Sundarbans — an iconic ecosystem and home to the Royal Bengal […]

Australian fires: Everything we know and how you can help

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Australia is facing an unprecedented national crisis, as bushfires tear through rural communities across the nation. Since September, at least 20 people have died and over 1,500 homes have been destroyed. Another 28 people have been confirmed missing after bushfires tore through busy tourist hubs in eastern Victoria at the turn of the new year. […]

More Biodiversity Loss Outside of Cities Due to Urban Growth

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Researchers assess direct and indirect effects of urban growth on a global scale. Leipzig/Halle/Arlington. In a rapidly urbanizing world, the conversion of natural habitats into urban areas leads to a significant loss of biodiversity in cities. However, these direct effects of urban growth seem to be much smaller than the indirect effects outside of cities, […]

International Vulture Awareness Day: Is government’s initiative enough to save vultures?

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According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the most endangered species in the world, not just in Bangladesh, is the vulture The balance of wildlife, and biodiversity is being destroyed almost everywhere on earth due to man-made alterations. Although Bangladesh was once rich in biodiversity, it is now almost at the bottom. In […]

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