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Category Text Publication
Reference Category Book chapters
DOI 10.1017/9781108638210.015
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Title (Primary) Conservation goals in international policies
Title (Secondary) Conservation research, policy and practice
Author Bonn, A. ORCID logo ; Darbi, M.; Kim, H.; Marquard, E.
Publisher Sutherland, W.J.; Brotherton, P.N.M.; Davies, Z.G.; Ockendon, N.; Petorelli, N.; Vickery, J.A.
Source Titel Ecological Reviews
Year 2020
Department OEKON; NSF; iDiv; ESS
Page From 241
Page To 262
Language englisch
Abstract International biodiversity policies have evolved with different contexts and motivations. Moving from a strictly biodiversity-centred focus, with the creation of early national parks, they now include people and their needs in the conservation policy perspective. Here we provide a brief history over the last 50 years of the development of global United Nations conventions. Focusing on the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD), the recent establishment of the Intergovernmental Science–Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and the 2030 Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), we explore how these three institutions function and align. We discuss the role of science and evidence in decision-making and review current developments. Finally, we provide an outlook of how scientists can actively engage to provide science impact in advancing conservation policy-making.
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Bonn, A., Darbi, M., Kim, H., Marquard, E. (2020):
Conservation goals in international policies
In: Sutherland, W.J., Brotherton, P.N.M., Davies, Z.G., Ockendon, N., Petorelli, N., Vickery, J.A. (eds.)
Conservation research, policy and practice
Ecological Reviews
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, p. 241 - 262 10.1017/9781108638210.015