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140. Global Biodiversity Outlook 5

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The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (Montreal, Canada) released the Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 (GBO-5) on September 15, 2020. GBO-5 provides  global summary of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and is based on a range of indicators, research studies and assessments of the  Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services as well as the national reports provided by countries on their implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. 

This year marks the final year of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, which include the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets (Aichi Targets) around the strategic goals. However, assessment of the progress showed that none of the targets were completely achieved.

The full report is available at:

Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO) https://www.cbd.int/gbo5

 

Contributor: KANAMORI Norihito (Research Strategy Office)