World Wildlife Day 2014
03.03.14 - 03.03.14
On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim
3 March, the day of the adoption the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild
Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day.
World Wildlife Day 2014 provides an opportunity to,
- celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora;
- raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that wildlife provides to people; and
- raise awareness of the urgent need to step up the fight against wildlife crime, which has wide-ranging
economic, environmental and social impacts.
Make use of the World Wildlife Day logo which will be made available on the CITES website
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The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) (2018). Measuring what matters in agriculture and food systems: a synthesis of the results and recommendations of TEEB for Agriculture and Food’s Scientific and Economic Foundations report. Geneva: UN Environment. Download report
Scientific and Economic Foundations Report
The TEEBAgriFood ‘Scientific and Economic Foundations’ report addresses the core theoretical issues and controversies underpinning the evaluation of the nexus between the agri-food sector, biodiversity and ecosystem services and externalities including human health impacts from agriculture on a global scale. It argues the…
TEEB Challenges and Responses
TEEB ‘s progress, challenges and responses towards mainstreaming the economics of nature. [ENG] [ESP]
TEEB for Agriculture & Food Concept Note
February 2014- The Concept Note presents the case for and proposed outline content of a TEEB for Agriculture & Food study.
Natural Capital Accounting and Water Quality: Commitments, Benefits, Needs and Progress
December 2013 – The briefing note outlines existing guidance and examples on water quality accounting and identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting. Inspired by the growing global focus on natural capital accounting, the note identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting, in order to encourage debate and commitment towards effective water and biodiversity policy.
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