Nature and Biological Diversity

Nature and Biological Diversity

Biological diversity (biodiversity) comprises diversity of species and habitats as well as the genetic diversity within the individual species of fauna and flora. In this area, you will find interesting facts, worth seeings and current news about global protection of nature and biological diversity.
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    How to create an ecological network in Europe

  • Committed to Biodiversity about

    Instruments and "best practices" showing solutions to protect biological diversity

  • Wattenmeer in der Nordsee im Sonnenuntergang

    Wadden Sea World Heritage about

    German Presidency of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation

Latest on Nature and Biological Diversity

Press Nature and Biological Diversity | 25.06.24

Oslo Tropical Forest Forum

At the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum, the importance of international cooperation to accelerate the restoration of nature and the protection of forests was emphasized. Germany is supporting the efforts with 19 million euros.

Steffi Lemke nimmt Stellungnahme des Sachverständigenrates für Umweltfragen zur Wiederherstellung der Natur entgegen
Press Nature and Biological Diversity | 19.04.24

Minister Lemke: "Healthy nature is crucial for our foundations of life"

The German Advisory Council on the Environment presented Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke with its statement entitled "Renaturation: strengthening biodiversity and making land management sustainable".

Press Marine Conservation | 16.04.24

9th Our Ocean Conference

Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke has called for swift ratification of the UN BBNJ Agreement on the occasion of this year’s Our Ocean Conference in Athens.

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Press International | 13.12.23

COP28: Transition away from fossil fuels

At COP28 in Dubai, the global community agreed for the first time to move away from oil, gas and coal. Other goals agreed include tripling global renewable energy capacity and doubling the rate of energy efficiency by 2030.

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Press International | 04.12.23

COP28: How to strengthen global natural climate action?

Ministers and high-level state representatives discussed barriers and opportunities for enhancing political leadership and implementation of at-scale nature-based solutions ahead of the conclusion of the first Global Stocktake.

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Press International | 29.11.23

Germany at the Climate Change Conference

The 28th Climate Change Conference (COP28) takes place in Dubai under the presidency of the United Arab Emirates.

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