Press release: Biodiversity and nature’s contributions continue dangerous decline, scientists warn

Tue, March 27, 2018

Biodiversity – the essential variety of life forms on Earth – continues to decline in every region of the world, significantly reducing nature’s capacity to contribute to people’s well-being. This alarming trend endangers economies, livelihoods, food security and the quality of life of people everywhere, according to four landmark science reports released today, written by more than 550 leading experts, from over 100 countries.

Please click HERE to access, with the compliments of the IPBES secretariat, the media release launching the now-approved regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and for Europe and Central Asia.