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193 Governments Agree to Boost Funding for Biodiversity Protection

To a man, or government rather, all parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity–developed and developing nations alike–agreed to increase funding for biodiversity protection, a sign that government leaders are increasingly aware of the profound threats the extraordinary loss of plant and animal species that’s taking place poses to human societies and civilization the world over.

EU Funds Chile-Argentina Temperate Rain Forest Conservation Program

The EU is funding a joint, public-private forestry conservation initiative between Chile and Argentina that aims to conserve native temperate rain forests and biodiversity and raise social awareness in Chile’s southern Valdivia province and Argentina’s Chaquena and Chaco regions.