Nature based solutions: a wolf in sheep’s clothing

Friends of the Earth International rejects the concept of Nature Based Solutions (NBS). NBS is often used as an umbrella…

27 Oct, 2021
Nature based solutions wolf in sheeps clothing

Briefing note on Target 8 in the first draft of the post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework 

As the climate crisis has a huge impact on biodiversity, it is logical that the Global Biodiversity Framework should also…

06 Oct, 2021
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The right to organise and cultural rights essential to community forest management

Essential rights to community-based forest management (CFM) are important in that they contribute to making this historical and collective practice…

08 Sep, 2021
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Characteristics of false solutions to the biodiversity crisis and related systemic crises

Although proposed solutions to the climate and biodiversity and other interrelated crises abound, sadly few are viable. Analysis of these…

08 Sep, 2021
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Analysis of the decisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Since entering in to force in 1993, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has approved hundreds of decisions related to…

08 Sep, 2021
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No net loss of biodiversity: a false solution and more destruction.

Biodiversity is in crisis. The degradation and loss of nature and species’ extinction are immense and have serious impacts on…

28 May, 2021
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