The May [square brackets] newsletter of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has been released. The newsletter includes a number of fascinating articles. Holly Shrumm (Natural Justice) served on the editorial board alongside colleagues from other NGOs and the CBD Secretariat.
This edition includes an interview with the CBD Executive Secretary on challenges ahead. Simone Lovera (Global Forest Coalition) and Rashed Al Mahmud Titimu (Unnayan Onneshan) compiled a piece civil society’s views on the scaling up of biodiversity finance. Ashish Kothari (Kalpavriksh) shared his critical reflections on the potential for Rio +20 to push ‘business as usual.’
The newsletter can be downloaded here.