Woody weeds are harming biodiversity, but we can stop them – here’s how

On 22nd May, we mark the International Day for Biological Diversity. Biodiversity is critical for life on Earth. We cannot live in isolation of our environment. But human activity is damaging essential habitats. In this article, CABI’s Global Director for Invasive Species Dr Hariet Hinz looks at how invasive woody weeds are harming biodiversity in…
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International Day for Biological Diversity 2018

This year the 22nd of May will be a celebration of the progress made since the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity 25 years ago. The International day for Biological Diversity was designed to overlap with the UNs post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals and the date chose to commemorate the adoption of the Convention of…
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Biodiversity – The more the merrier!

May 22nd is the International Day for Biological Diversity 2008. This year’s theme is ‘Biodiversity in Agriculture‘. According to the Convention on Biodiversity who are co-promoting the day’s festivities along with such luminaries of food and nutrition as the FAO, modern food production is responsible for both increasing and decreasing biodiversity. One of the things…
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