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May 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This report sets the economic and business case for urgent and ambitious action on biodiversity. It presents a preliminary assessment of current biodiversity-related finance flows, and discusses the key data and indicator gaps that need to be addressed to underpin effective monitoring of both the pressures on biodiversity and the actions (i.e. responses) being implemented. The report concludes with ten priority areas where G7 and other countries can prioritise their efforts.
May 2019
This Executive Summary of the OECD's Biodiversity: Finance and the Economic and Business Case for Action report sets the economic and business case for urgent and ambitious action on biodiversity. It presents a preliminary assessment of current biodiversity-related finance flows, and discusses the key data and indicator gaps that need to be addressed to underpin effective monitoring of both the pressures on biodiversity and the actions (i.e. responses) being implemented. The report concludes with ten priority areas where G7 and other countries can prioritise their efforts.
April 2019
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Fauna & Flora International (FFI), Nature-Based Solutions Initiative
This paper, Biodiversity Loss, Development Crisis?, mainstreams biodiversity loss in countries' development issues and raises the attention for people to require much more coordinated thinking and action than has happened to date. It is time for the development community to step up to this challenge and engage in the debate.
April 2019
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This report, Biodiversity Loss is A Development Issue: A rapid review of evidence, unpicks misunderstandings and sets out the evidence that biodiversity loss is much more than an environmental problem – it is an urgent development challenge. The biodiversity crisis is a development crisis and demands an engaged response from the development community.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Under the theme of ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People,’ UN Environment’s sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) presents a comprehensive assessment of the state of the global environment, covering a range of topics, issues and potential solutions with contributions from over 250 scientists and experts from more than 70 countries.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), focusing on the theme “healthy planet, healthy people”, aims to help policymakers and all of society achieve the environmental dimension of the Sustainable Develop

February 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This report presents global projections of materials use and their environmental consequences, providing a quantitative outlook to 2060 at the global, sectoral and regional levels for 61 different materials (biomass resources, fossil fuels, metals and non-metallic minerals).

February 2019
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture provides an assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA) and its management worldwide, and describes the many contributions that BFA makes to food security and nutrition, livelihoods, and the resilience of production systems; the major drivers of change affecting BFA; the status and trends of various components of BFA; and needs and challenges in BFA management.
February 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This report presents the key insights and recommendations from the Advancing Natural Infrastructure in Canada forum, convened by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and partners in November 2018. This forum brought together experts in related fields from across the country to discuss how Canada can use Natural Infrastructure (NI) to build more resilient cities, towns and landscapes in the face of increasing climate uncertainty.
February 2019
Natural Capital Coalition (NCC)
This report identifies the main ‘data barriers’ to effective natural capital assessment and decision making in the private sector and outlines potential response options for each of these barriers. The report was produced in the context of the ‘Data Information Flow’ project, led by the Natural Capital Coalition / UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).

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