Local Biodiversity Outlooks

Local Biodiversity Outlooks provides a snapshot of the many on-the-ground initiatives being led by indigenous peoples and local communities that contribute to the successful implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 as well as other related global agreements such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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Indigenous Sengwer community in Kenya.
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Local Biodiversity Outlooks: Call for case studies from indigenous peoples and local community organisations

Local Biodiversity Outlooks are an opportunity for all organisations and networks of indigenous peoples’ and local communities (IPLCs) working on biodiversity issues to showcase their...

Indigenous & local collective action key to addressing biodiversity crisis – Local Biodiversity Outlooks online goes live today

From the Arctic North, to the Pacific Island South, to the Tropical Forests of Latin America, Local Biodiversity Outlooks online highlights how indigenous peoples and...

Opening remarks from CBD Executive Secretary, Cristiana Pașca Palmer, highlight the crucial connection of nature and culture

"Nature is not something apart from ourselves. We are a part of nature. As a unique species we have the ability to imagine the future...

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This publication presents the perspectives and experiences of indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) on the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. It is intended to complement the fourth Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-4) by presenting a selection of IPLCs’ contributions towards realising each of the Strategic Plan’s goals and targets.

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