Convention on Biological Diversity: Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

The recently published Zero Draft of the Global Biodiversity Framework was discussed during the last round of negotiations, taking place in Rome, 24-29 February, under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The year 2020 will end with the adoption of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, consisting of 20 short-term Targets …

Balanced harvesting in fisheries: a preliminary analysis of management implications

Balanced harvest (BH) proposes to distribute a moderate mortality from fishing across the widest possible range of species, stocks, and sizes in an ecosystem, in proportion to their natural productivity so that the relative size and species composition are maintained, in line with the CBD requirement for sustainable use. This …