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Global Biodiversity Outlook 5

The fifth edition of Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-5) is a final report card on progress against the 20 global biodiversity targets agreed in 2010 with a 2020 deadline, and offers lessons learned a...

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Mobilizing Private Finance for Nature

This report provides a set of recommendations for governments, regulators, companies, financial institutions, and multilateral developments banks. These are synthesized into a set of “big five” approa...

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Tools and Resources for Nature-Based Tourism

The Nature-Based Tourism (NBT) Community of Practice (CoP) was launched in December 2017 as an internal World Bank Group (WBG) community, whose focus is to help develop the NBT agenda within the Envir...

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Climate & Nature Sovereign Index

This index combines the economic and financial factors that currently inform risk-modelling for sovereign debt investments, and the risks related to natural capital and climate change. The resulting i...

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Editorial essay: Covid‐19 and protected and conserved areas

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on the global community; on people’s lives and health, livelihoods, economies, and behaviours. Most zoonotic disease pandemics, including COVID-19, ar...

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Highlights and policy implications of new economic report: “...

This independent report “Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications” represents the most comprehensive global assessment of the financial and economic impacts o...

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Earth observation & the Global Environment Facility – Techni...

This Technical Guide includes 1) an introduction to the different types of Earth observation technology and key characteristics; 2) how these data and tools can be used at various stages across the GE...

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Delivering Transformational Change: The Journey of the Globa...

There are five principles in the direction outlined in the GEF 2020 Strategy. They have helped to navigate the GEF’s journey for the last eight years. This publication explains the principles and intr...

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Guidelines for conserving connectivity through ecological ne...

Involving collaboration among specialist practitioners dedicated to supporting  better implementation of ideas in the field, the Guidelines distil learning and advice drawn from across IUCN. Applied i...

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The State of the World’s Forests 2020

The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) examines the contributions of forests, and of the people who use and manage them, to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The State of the Worl...

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Sustainability Standards in the Açaí Value Chain

This study presents three main sections: The first, reflect on the primary certification that operates in the Amazon territory linked to the supply chain of açaí and the elements related to its functi...

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Sustainability Standards in the Brazilian Chestnut Value Cha...

This study presents three main sections: The first, reflect on the primary certification that operates in the Amazon territory linked to the supply chain of Brazilian chestnut and the elements related...

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