Supporting Local Action for Biodiversity: The Role of National Governments
UN-Habitat, the Convention on Biological Diversity and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, 2010by: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
Loss of biodiversity is one of the world's most pressing crises. Apart from its intrinsic value, biodiversity matters because it sustains the ecosystem services upon which human societies depend. Supporting Local Action for Biodiversity: the Role of National Governments presents biodiversity decision-makers at the national level with practical information and advice on how to support and encourage biodiversity action at the local level.