Biodiversity and climate change

Climate change can adversely affect habitats and biodiversity. In reverse, the protection of biodiversity can help mitigate climate change and also help communities adapt to climate change. In this scenario, the international negotiations regarding the Biodiversity Convention have an impact on climate change. Here are three op-eds from the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity held at Hyderabad, India, from 8 to 19 October 2012.

  1. Biodiversity needs action on money front
  2. North-South divide blurs at Hyderabad
  3. Science backs biodiversity policy

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