Future of the Environment

The world needs to live up to promises made on biodiversity. Here’s how

Keiko Hiramoto from Tokyo harvests buckwheat during a permaculture workshop in Hokuto, 150 km (93 miles) west of Tokyo October 23, 2010. Food Forest Club, a workshop organised by non-profit organisation Social Concierge, is aimed at promoting a recycling-based lifestyle and preserving biodiversity through experiencing the organic ways of living. Negotiators from over 190 countries are gathered in Nagoya, Japan for a United Nations meeting to discuss ways to fight rising extinctions of plants and animals from pollution, climate change and habitat loss.  REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT POLITICS SOCIETY AGRICULTURE) - GM1E6AO04PE01

Sustainable farming is seen as one solution to tackle biodiversity loss. Image: REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Cristiana Pasca Palmer
Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Future of the Environment is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Future of the Environment

Image: UNDP
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Future of the EnvironmentAdvanced ManufacturingFuture of ConsumptionAgriculture, Food and BeverageFood Security
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

This is what the climate crisis is costing economies around the world

Emma Charlton

November 29, 2023


About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum