Nature and Biological Diversity

Nature and Biological Diversity

Biological diversity (biodiversity) comprises diversity of species and habitats as well as the genetic diversity within the individual species of fauna and flora. In this area, you will find interesting facts, worth seeings and current news about global protection of nature and biological diversity.

"I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked."

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Svenja Schulze Federal Environment Minister <b><i>&quot;I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked.&quot;</i></b>
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Livestream on 29 June 2020 at 3:30 p.m. "Nature is sending us a message"

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Marine Water Management | 20.05.20

Call for funding against marine litter

Marine litter is one of the world’s largest challenges for environmental policy. Plastic waste in particular causes huge environmental harm. The Federal Environment Ministry is launching a call for funding.
Call for funding against marine litter
Hundshai
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Species Protection | 24.02.20

Measures for the conservation of migrating species

At the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention of Migratory Species (CMS), ten more migrating species were added to the list of species under international protection.
Measures for the conservation of migrating species
Jochen Flasbarth in Indien
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International Environmental Policy | 13.02.20

Talks about climate and biodiversity in India

Jochen Flasbarth held talks with the Indian government, civil society representatives and scientists about the Paris Agreement, UNFCCC COP 26 and the UN biodiversity summit.
Talks about climate and biodiversity in India
Schichten des tropischen Regenwaldes
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COP 25 | 11.12.19

Supporting efforts to reduce deforestation in Colombia

Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom will contribute up to 360 million US Dollar to help Colombia to reach its ambitious goals to reduce deforestation and to launch large-scale programmes in support of forest conservation.
Supporting efforts to reduce deforestation in Colombia