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.
State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth is participating in the fourth Bonn Challenge Latin America meeting in Guatemala City. The goal of the meeting is to achieve global reforestation for ecological and economic reasons.
Schulze: Loss of biodiversity also a threat to humans
Biodiversity is declining in all regions of the world. That is the conclusion of the World Biodiversity Council (IPBES). For Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze, this is a wake-up call for politicians around the world.
The EU Habitats Directive was adopted on 21 May 1992. The Directive establishes the basis for the European Natura 2000 network of protected areas and provides large-scale protection for endangered plants, animals and habitats.