Mixed feelings about the negotiations

Ximena Buitrón, Senior Biodiversity Officer for IUCN’s Regional Office in South America, has travelled all the way from Ecuador for her first UN-Biodiversity Conference.

She is following discussions on biofuels and climate change, and works for the recognition of traditional knowledge in the framework of the convention. “But in the end,” she says, “some of the best opportunities here are in the side event, connecting to improve action on the ground.”

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Ximena Buitrón, IUCN South America
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