Further reading

Conserving biological diversity

The German government has undertaken to support measures that protect biological diversity. Preserving it is an important element of sustainable global development and poverty reduction.

Further reading

To read more about the German government's commitments and the role of biodiversity, click on the links below:

The value of biological diversity and its role in sustainable development

Committed to Biodiversity | Germany's Cooperation with Developing Countries and Emerging Economies in Support of the Convention on Biological Diversity for Sustainable Development (PDF 21.3 MB)

Ten-point Plan of Action for Marine Conservation and Sustainable Fisheries (PDF 1.1 MB, accessible)

G7 Elmau Progress Report 2015: Biodiversity – A vital foundation for sustainable development (PDF 6.1 MB)

The ABS Capacity Development Initiative

Convention on Biological Diversity

Biodiversity and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

International Day for Biological Diversity

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)