Month: October 2021

Biodiversity Conference Opens with Signs of Renewed Commitment

The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 15) convened in a mostly virtual format to advance negotiations on the global biodiversity framework for the post-2020 period. A second, in-person part of COP 15 is planned to take place in Kunming, China in May 2022. The Earth […]

COVID-19 sees huge increase in support for a Charter of Human Rights: poll

There has been a dramatic increase in support for a Charter of Human Rights compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic, new data reveals. An opinion poll of over 1,000 people across Australia found that 83 percent of people believe there should be a document that sets out in clear language the rights and responsibilities that […]