White Papers

Biodiversity, a digital journey

23 Nov 2020

As the world gears up for a decade of biodiversity and restoration action, it is important to create spaces where young people can build on valuable knowledge from experts, identify the linkages between climate, biodiversity and healthy landscapes, as well as exchange ideas about best practices and action in their own landscapes. In line with […]

GLF Biodiversity Donor and Partner Report

17 Nov 2020

GLF’s Biodiversity Digital Conference couldn’t have been more timely. As countries grapple with ripples and resurgences of the zoonotic COVID-19 virus, the global community is taking stock of its failures to prevent drastic biodiversity loss, and setting a critical agenda to do better in the coming decade. The linkages between the ways we treat other […]

GLF Biodiversity Outcome Statement

17 Nov 2020

Up to a million species are at risk of extinction in the next few decades – and that loss of biodiversity could lead to ecosystem collapse across much of the globe, with massive repercussions for human livelihoods. Yet by drastically transforming the planet’s landscapes, humans are directly contributing to biodiversity loss, pollution and climate change […]

For forests’ sake: transforming extractive industries and infrastructure to achieve NYDF Goal 3

2 Nov 2020

This White Paper is supported by Climate Focus, UNDP and Meridian Institute Watch the corresponding session that took place at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health here: For forests’ sake: Transforming extractive industries and infrastructure to achieve NYDF Goal 3.  

Tackling the risks of wildlifeborne disease pandemics – policy and investment priorities

2 Nov 2020

This White Paper is supported by the Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme Watch the corresponding session that took place at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health here: Tackling the risks of wildlife-borne disease pandemics – policy and investment priorities

Promoting smart biodiverse farming for agricultural sustainability in remote communities

2 Nov 2020

This White Paper is supported by CARICO CAFE Watch the corresponding session that took place at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health here: Promoting Smart Biodiverse Farming for Agricultural Sustainability in Remote Communities.

Collaborating to operationalise landscape approaches for nature, development and sustainability

2 Nov 2020

The potential that integrated landscape approaches (ILAs) could have in replenishing the Earth’s ecosystems while concurrently tackling global and societal challenges is staggering. Yet, despite featuring prominently in UN Conventions as promising solutions to climate change, biodiversity loss, food insecurity and socioeconomic disparity, they remain underresearched, underreported and, as a result, untapped by societies worldwide. […]

The Hindu Kush Himalaya call for action

2 Nov 2020

Maintaining the ‘pulse of the planet’ Watch the corresponding session that took place at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health here: The Hindu Kush Himalayan Call for Action: Maintaining the ‘Pulse of the Planet’

Rangeland health restoration initiative for “One World – One Health”

2 Nov 2020

Raise awareness about and investment for rangeland health restoration Watch the corresponding session that took place at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health here: Rangeland health restoration initiative for “One World – One Health”.

Voices of the Landscape: Land transitions towards securing legal and customary land tenure of Indigenous Peoples and decolonizing conservation

2 Nov 2020

Indigenous Peoples’ status as critical and time-immemorial biodiversity guardians shouldn’t need verifying, but a series of recent studies are finally opening the global conservation scene’s eyes to the pivotal role that they play in preserving the world’s ecosystems. There is now clear evidence that biodiversity is declining at a slower rate in formally recognized Indigenous […]