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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…

Unity in diversity

Every four years, the football world cup brings the world together. The euphoric bond transcends religious, ideological, political and time barriers. Messi, Mbappe, Neymar, Benzema and Mohammed Salah, artists in…

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.…

Diversity, inclusion and the youngDr Naazir Mahmood

The Pakistan Institute of Peace Studies (PIPS) has been working for the promotion of diversity and inclusion in society. Its recent consultation titled ‘Promoting narratives of diversity, inclusion, and peace…

Diversity and unity

SINCE the country’s creation, the accent has always been on ‘unity’, even at the expense of diversity, in every aspect of life — identity, language, culture, education, faith and what…

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.…