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Keeping ecosystems intact, keeping humanity alive

Highlights from GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference
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The planet is now at the tipping point of biodiversity loss after years of unsustainable development and management of natural resources. The World Wide Fund for Nature reports that on average mammal, bird, fish, amphibian and reptile populations have plummeted 68 percent since 1970. As experts and thought leaders argued at the recent Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health, ecosystem collapse will lead to civilization collapse, putting an end to human life as we know it.

Tune in to get highlights from GLF Biodiversity where Indigenous leaders, policy experts, heads of global organizations, youth and representatives from a diverse range of sectors joined together to discuss the importance of biodiversity to address crises of epic proportions, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. Featured in this podcast are thoughts and analysis from:

  • Dennis Carroll, chair, board of directors, Global Virome Project
  • Elizabeth Mrema, executive secretary, N. Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Nonette Royo, executive director, the Tenure Facility
  • Nurdiana Darus, head of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Unilever Indonesia
  • Robert Nasi, director general, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR); managing director, CIFOR-World Agroforestry (ICRAF); acting director of science CIFOR-ICRAF
  • Virginia Young, national liaison officer and director, International Forests and Climate Programme, Australian Rainforest Conservation Society

Listen to the full sessions featured in the podcast:

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This research forms part of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry, which is supported by CGIAR Fund Donors.
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