Indigenous and Local Knowledge in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
This publication highlights some of UNESCO’s biodiversity-related actions and solutions, based on the Organization’s unique mandate and its diverse normative instruments, networks, programmes and partners. These actions have reduced biodiversity loss and improved the lives of many people around the planet. For each thematic challenge, the publication highlights current actions and solutions that have been successfully implemented, as well as suggestions for improvement and innovation. This publication is an invitation to positive action and to trust in our collective capacity and creativity to transform our relationship with biodiversity, by sharing values, solutions and knowledge for our common future.
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