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Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Green Recovery: Building back better from COVID-19

3 December 2020 Originally planned to be the “Super Year for Biodiversity”, 2020 has instead brought new global attention to the role biodiversity plays in securing human health, well-being and resilience – including how climate change, habitat degradation and land use changes both contribute to disease outbreaks and undermine our ability to respond and recover.Continue reading “Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Green Recovery: Building back better from COVID-19”

FEBA and PEDRR Launch “Promoting Nature-based Solutions in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework”

13 October 2020 This International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, The Friends of EbA (FEBA) network and the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) have published a joint paper to promote Nature-based Solutions in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. This paper was developed as input to the evolving deliberations on the post-2020 GBF under theContinue reading “FEBA and PEDRR Launch “Promoting Nature-based Solutions in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework””

People, Nature and Justice: Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Cities of the Global South

30 October 2020 Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) encompasses a broad set of approaches to adapt to climate change, that involve the management of ecosystems and their services to reduce the vulnerability of human communities. EbA has gained popularity as an approach to climate adaptation, and a wide body of evidence for EbA across the spectrum of green-grey approaches has been generated. However, few ofContinue reading “People, Nature and Justice: Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Cities of the Global South”


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