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UN Biodiversity

Bio Official Twitter for the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. Follow our Executive Secretary @CristianaPascaP for more updates.
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Twitter Web App : Speaking at the opening of #PreCOP25 in #CostaRica, CBD Exec Secy Cristiana Pasca P. calls for transformative change to build a shared future for all life on 🌍.

#ClimateAction #NatureBasedSolutions

Twitter Web App : A discovery 🧐 in #China provides a new model for tree diversity analysis.

Researchers studied the interaction between trees and fungi in subtropical #forests. Their findings provide a reference for ecosystem #restoration efforts. 🌳🌳

xinhuanet.com/english/2019-1…

Twitter Web App : Eating healthy can be easy but it also can be hard to know where to start.

Here are some tips on how to have a healthier diet for a healthier life 👇

#WorldFoodDay #HealthyDiets

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Twitter Web App : Dead Species Walking

9% of our estimated 5.9 million terrestrial #species have insufficient habitat for long term survival🐾

Habitat restoration could save many species, if soon after the original loss or degradation of habitat #WorldHabitatDay

IPBES #GlobalAssessment

Twitter Web App : The high-level segment of #PreCOP25 in San José 🇨🇷, designed to help prepare a successful outcome of #COP25 in Santiago 🇨🇱, is scheduled to kick off 8:30 a.m. Costa Rican time. Follow the live stream on Pre COP25 CR Facebook:
bit.ly/2LWg1X3

TweetDeck : On #WorldHabitatDay, UN-Habitat is asking people to:

♻️ Rethink
♻️ Refuse
♻️ Reduce
♻️ Reuse
♻️ Recycle

Managing waste is one of the biggest challenges cities face. But did you know much of our rubbish can actually be a resource? 🍝🍶🗞️

Learn more: 👇🏾
new.unhabitat.org/waste-wise-cit…

Twitter Web App : 🌴The tropics are home to the highest levels of #biodiversity in the🌎, but have also experienced the greatest loss of intact #ecosystems

100 mil. ha deforested (1980-2000)

#ClimateChange, land-use change and direct exploitation create combined risks

IPBES #GlobalAssessment

Twitter Web App : 1 million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, many within decades. This #WorldHabitatDay, see IPBES #GlobalAssessment findings for the facts about wildlife habitat loss: expi.co/01nWsX
#ClimateAction

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Twitter Web App : This #ManateeMonday, learn the difference between manatees and dugongs.

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Twitter Web App : 🌳Global forest area is now 68% of estimated pre-industrial levels

#Nature can be conserved, restored and used sustainably🐒

IPBES #GlobalAssessment

Look at #CostaRica: a change of policies can reverse environmental damage and #biodiversity decline🦎

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TweetDeck : 2⃣ days left to apply to our internship opening!

Are you a communications student or recent graduate 👩🏾‍🎓 & want to put into practice your skills on #biodiversity related issues?

Apply NOW & join our communications team!

careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.…

TweetDeck : #Nature makes the best #forests 🌳🌳. But a little human help can go a long way.

A 2⃣0⃣-year project in #India 🇮🇳shows increased tree density, carbon sequestration and plant #biodiversity with active, human-implemented #restoration methods.

theprint.in/science/wester…

Twitter Web App : #DYK? 3 billion people lack access to controlled waste disposal facilities. This #WorldHabitatDay, we invite cities to join UN-Habitat and contribute to #WasteWiseCities by addressing challenges of municipal solid waste management bit.ly/2oU9Sl3

Twitter Web App : 11 October is #dayofthegirl!

It’s time we encourage girls to pursue their dreams, uplift their self-esteem and celebrate all their talents.

#GenerationEquality pic.twitter.com/p1SDibWmIG

Twitter Web App : First Major Review of Ecosystem Services Provided by Turtles: The ecological importance of turtles, especially freshwater species, is underappreciated & theyre generally understudied...their disappearance could profoundly affect how ecosystems function. bit.ly/2MmuxWW

Twitter Web App : Some great news to start this week:

The team of #LIFEproject GRECABAT 🇬🇷 has discovered one of Europe’s largest and most important winter colonies of bats 🦇. It is also the largest bat colony ever to be found in Greece!

Learn more ➡️ lifegrecabat.eu
#EUBiodiversity