It is with great sadness that the Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands learned of the death of Paul Gumonye Mafabi. The former director of Environment at the Ministry of Water and Environment and Head of Administrative Authority for Uganda of the Convention on Wetlands, passed away on the 15th September 2020.
Uzbekistan has designated Tudakul and Kuymazar Water Reservoirs. Located in the Navoi region in the south-western Kyzylkum Desert, these two reservoirs serve as water storage in the arid “desert and xeric shrubland” biogeographic region of Central Asia.
UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 report outlines eight major transitions needed to slow, then halt nature’s accelerating decline.
The importance of increasing the commitment to the implementation of the biodiversity-related conventions.