Toward the IPBES kick-off

'Bodiversity from ecosystems – terrestrial, marine, coastal, and inland water – provides services that are the foundation of economies, human well-being and sustainable development [..] It’s been a long time in the making, but a strengthened science-policy interface on biodiversity and ecosystem services is now just round the corner,' says Neville Ash, Chief of the Biodiversity Unit, and Coordinator of the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Branch, UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

Tanzania Photo: Taco Anema / IUCN

Read the article Toward Full Operationalization of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) written by Neville Ash on the IISD Biodiversity and Policy knowledgebase.

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