The world conference on biodiversity in Paris began with a dramatic appeal for the protection of species. The destruction of the biodiversity, threatening the people, “at least as” such as climate change, said the President of the world’s biodiversity tätsrats the UN (IPBES), Robert Watson. Diplomats and scientists of the approximately 130 member States shall advise for a week about options for action for the policy.
“The evidence is indisputable: the destruction of The biodiversity and of the Ecosystems has reached a level that threatens our well-being at least as well as human-induced climate change,” said Watson.
for the First time since 2005, at the conclusion of the conference is on 6. May be published a global status report. For that, 150 experts from 50 countries have been evaluated for three years, thousands of studies on the diversity of species. According to the provisional report up to a Million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction. Many of them could disappear in the coming decades.
“The man is going to destroy very many places in the world nature in its great diversity. All the more he must be well aware of its responsibility to preserve the nature”, said Federal research Minister Anja Karliczek (CDU). Without the preservation of the biodiversity of the man to endanger even his own existence on the planet. Of the conference and the follow-up conferences, the Signal must go out, “that mankind change his way of thinking and the integrity of creation international in energetic terms,” said Karliczek. An important step was that the science monkey in the world, a more precise Overview of the situation.