[Date TBC] COP 15 - Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (2022)

​The fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will review the achievement and delivery of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. It is also anticipated that the final…

Stat of the week: 70% of Palau's marine key biodiversity areas are covered by protected areas

Did you know? In 2019, it was estimated that 70% of Palau's marine key biodiversity areas were covered by protected areas. 

Ocean Science Fact: 99% of reef-building corals are at threat due to global warming

Some habitat-forming coastal ecosystems including many coral reefs, and seagrass meadows, will undergo irreversible phase shifts due to marine heatwaves with global warming levels >1.5°C.  Source: IPCC Report  

2021 at a glance - Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability

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