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Biodiversity financing

The Global Biodiversity Framework Fund has been established at the recently held Global Environmental Facility Assembly in Vancouver, Canada. The purpose of the fund is to support the implementation of…

Protecting biodiversity

As scholars who study conservation and ecology, we wondered whether biodiversity – specifically, the number of species in a given place – influenced where people chose to travel for tourism.…

Biodiversity crisis

FOR millennia, humans have benefited from nature’s generosity without caring much for it. Now, this one-sided relationship has become untenable, especially with an economic paradigm that treats nature with disdain.…

Crop Biodiversity

Crop biodiversity

We need to use all the tools at our disposal to make a world free from hunger a reality, but one major ally isn’t getting the global attention it deserves:…

Prioritising sustainable, small-scale farming

Evolution is natural ongoing phenomena since day one and there is a famous phrase of philosophers and scientists believes that “THE LAW OF CHANGE CANNOT BE CHANGED”. Having this universal…

Urgent action needed

Based on the current rate of progress in Asia and the Pacific, the Sustainable Development Goals will only be achieved by 2062 –a sobering reminder of how much work remains.…

‘Climate aid’

POST-COP28, it is imperative to examine Pakistan’s unique stance in the climate change dialogue. Pakistan now faces a new kind of challenge — one that is environmental in nature but…

Indigenous wisdom

AS the world struggles with the increasingly severe effects of climate change and experiences rapid disruptions, we must prioritise the issue. The planet and our survival depend on it. It…