Last Updated: 16 January 2017 - 04:12
News ID: 3686
Publish Date: 08 December 2016 - 19:03
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This December, at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Cancun, Mexico, the world meets to take the steps needed to build a future of life in harmony with nature.
Zistboom: Participants in the Conference of the Parties (COP13) on biological diversity will be able to measure their carbon footprint, an initiative of the meeting to be in harmony with nature and its preservation, announced the Organizers.

Through the program Neutralize of Pronatura Mexico can be quantified, offset and mitigate carbon emissions of the organization and development of the meeting, officially open on Sunday, which has hosted since the end of November a parallel program with talks, conferences, fairs and business forums .

With this action, they explain, it will be possible to support the habitat care of endangered species such as tapir and puma, to name a few.

The resources obtained by the mitigation will be transferred to the Carboin project, managed by the Integrator of Indigenous and Peasant Communities of Oaxaca and with which Pronatura Mexico collaborates to protect and maintain more than three thousand hectares of forests where they inhabit several species that make up the Biodiversity of the host nation.

Under the motto Integrating Biodiversity for Welfare, the conference, which will run until 1 January 17, has a rich agenda and will review how the Aichi and Strategic Plan for Biodiversity to be implemented by the end of this decade (2011-2020).

About 10,000 delegates from the 196 countries signatories to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are participating in the agreement of the Conference of the Parties (COP13).

Source: Prensa Latina

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