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Key Biodiversity Areas News


Find out the latest updates from the KBA Secretariat





Governments and civil society organisations around the world have adopted a Resolution that each country make spatially explicit conservation plans for biodiversity.




Dr Naomi Kingston and Dr Alberto Yanosky

The KBA Partnership has appointed two new Co-Chairs of the KBA Committee: Dr Naomi Kingston and Dr Alberto Yanosky.




Key Biodiversity Areas were featured in the Mapping Nature for People and Planet event of the Nature for Life Hub at the UN General Assembly at the end of September.




163 freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) have been confirmed to meet the new Global KBA standard, led by the IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit (FBU).




President Paul Biya and the government of Cameroon recently cancelled a logging concession in Ebo Forest.




The first Annual report for 2019 for this Programme has recently been published and highlights activities around the world that are identifying, mapping and conserving Key Biodiversity Areas.