Biodiversity and Human Health: new publication!


Healthy communities rely on well-functioning ecosystems. They provide clean air, fresh water, medicines and food security. They also limit disease and stabilize the climate. But biodiversity loss is happening at unprecedented rates, impacting human health worldwide, according to a new state of knowledge review published on 4 June by the Convention on Biological Diversity and […]

Harnessing agricultural biodiversity to reduce hunger and malnutrition

Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Initiative (BFN)

Agricultural biodiversity, health and nutrition are vitally connected. Biological variety can provide local solutions to diet-related nutrition and health conditions, yet much of this diversity and traditional knowledge associated with it is disappearing. Take a look at the recent updated flyer that the “Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use for Improved Nutrition and Well-Being Initiative” (Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition for short) has recently published highlighting recent country successes.

Exploring the Dynamic Relationship between Health and the Environment

Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Milstein Science Symposium American Museum of Natural History, New York City Organizers: The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Description: A symposium that looks at the interactions between health and the environment . It will present a diversity of viewpoints and experiences, spanning the natural, medical, and social sciences, as well as policy […]