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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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
Aufnahme des Regenwaldes in Brasilien.
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International Environmental Policy | 22.09.19

More ambition on global forest protection

The governments called for wider recognition of the key role that forests play in significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and reaching net zero emissions by 2050.
More ambition on global forest protection
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Species Protection | 04.09.19

We can stop insect decline

At the proposal of Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze, the federal cabinet adopted the Action Programme for Insect Protection today. It is the most comprehensive package of measures for the protection of insects.
We can stop insect decline