13 Apr '12, 3pm

A Venture Capital Solution for Biodiversity Loss: ... million in 23 Latin American and Carribbean sustainable co...

A Venture Capital Solution for Biodiversity Loss: ... million in 23 Latin American and Carribbean sustainable co...

The world's governments have failed to stop biodiversity loss. Can market-based initiatives fare better? At the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, governments agreed to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), a legally binding international treaty that put forth three primary goals: 1) conservation of biological diversity (or biodiversity); 2) sustainable use of its components; and 3) fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from genetic resources. A key document in the drive toward global sustainable development, the CBD was established to ensure that national governments develop and enforce the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. The treaty entered into force on December 29, 1993. In 2002, at the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development (aka "Earth Summit 2002"), the commitment was strengthened when more than one hundred world leaders agre...

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