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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Nature/Biological Diversity | 30.10.20

Biodiversity against pandemics

Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze presented the IPBES report on biodiversity and pandemics together with representatives of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.
Biodiversity against pandemics
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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
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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