The Role that Restoration Can Play in Conserving the World’s Biodiversity

03 May 2021

The world is facing a crisis in the loss of biodiversity. From the genetic and species level to the ecosystem level, nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history.

Restoration can play a significant role in addressing biodiversity loss, such as by helping to restore and mitigate the loss of critical habitat for threatened species and ecosystems. However, many questions remain around the links between restoration and biodiversity conservation. This session explores this important and timely topic from multiple perspectives.

Language: English

Year: 2021

Keyword(s): biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem degradation, ecosystem restoration, habitat loss, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystem(s): Forests

Location(s): Global