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Global Land Outlook 2
Land and ecosystem restoration will help... Address #ClimateChange Reduce risk of disasters Facilitate recovery of #biodiversity and #EcologicalConnectivity. Explore findings from United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification's #GlobalLandOutlook 2 in the Summary for decision-makers: https:/…
Investing for the earth, our natural asset
Restoring our ecosystems is an important investment for our planet. Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity Today, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) joins the global observance of Earth Day. Across the world, including the ASEAN region, various activities…
Happy Earth Day everyone! A healthy Earth – our blue and green planet – is crucial to our survival. The diversity in and of ecosystems provides essential services like food, water, and livelihoods, and are natural measures for reducing the risk of future pandemics. The ASEAN, with its rich…
A new, interactive, online tool for visualising data and trends in the international trade in endangered species is being launched today. CITES Wildlife TradeView is a joint project between the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)…
The latest issue of #ACBeats is out!
The latest issue of #ACBeats is out! Look back at the ASEAN experience at the Expo 2020 Dubai, the winners of the Sixth Zooming in on Biodiversity photo contest, and other new exciting activities, all here in the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter! https://bit.ly/ACBeats2021q4
Protecting our one planet through One Health
A healthy planet ensures the health and well-being of the people. Photo by Emman Foronda/ACB. By Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity Today is an auspicious day to commemorate World Health Day, as the number of cases and severity of COVID-19 have been reduced…
At least 70 per cent of biodiversity policies are being implemented at the local and subnational levels, yet they are not always profiled. There is, however, growing recognition of the vital contribution of cities and subnational governments in meeting the global biodiversity goals and targets, and…
In this year's celebration of #WorldWaterDay, we celebrate groundwater as a valuable resource. As the world’s largest distributed supply of freshwater, groundwater flows to inland waters like streams, rivers, and lakes to provide seasonal water supply to all life on land. These wetlands are vital…
ASEAN calls for whole-of-community approach to restore forests
ASEAN calls for whole-of-community approach to restore forests ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity The tropical forests of the ASEAN are vital to global environmental sustainability and stability. A biodiverse region that boasts of high levels of species endemicity, the countries of the ASEAN harbour over…
ASEAN women: Leaders towards an inclusive sustainable future
Press Statement, International Women’s Day, 8 March 2022 Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity joins the world today as it celebrates the invaluable contributions and roles of women in leading and building a sustainable future…