News from CBM
22 May 2023
Bee engaged for our pollinators – SLU is!Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are part of the biodiversity on which we all depend for our survival. They are increasingly under threat from human activities and it is, therefore, crucial to monitor their decline and halt the loss of biodiversity. To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, the United Nations has designated 20 May as World Bee Day. And today, 22 May, is the International Day for Biological Biodiversity – a day to mark the importance of building back biodiversity.
18 May 2023
‘Meat: the Four Futures’ – a podcast exploring more, less, alternative or no meat at allAre our choices in the grocery store based on facts, values, habits, or simply a gut feeling of what feels right? TABLE, a platform run by three European universities, is now launching a podcast that takes a holistic view of the future of meat, exploring four very different future scenarios. The goal is to provide a broadened perspective in the polarised debate about meat and to pave the way for informed decisions.
15 March 2023
The ‘High Seas Treaty’ – a historic agreement to safeguard marine biodiversity in international watersAfter a 17 year long process and weeks of intense negotiations, the United Nations (UN) has agreed on a global legal framework to protect the world's largest ecosystem, the deep seas. The framework addresses both their protection and the distribution of income from resources discovered in the ocean depths.