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Formal IPBES process

ICSU (including DIVERSITAS) contribution to IPBES Plenaries

The Busan outcome

 

DIVERSITAS papers

IPBES e-news number 5 (outcome of IPBES-1, 2013)

IPBES e-news number 4 (outcome of second session of IPBES plenary 2012)

IPBES e-news number 3 (preparing for the second session of IPBES plenary 2012)

IPBES e-news number 2 (outcome of first session of IPBES plenary 2011)

IPBES e-news number 1 (preparing for the first session of IPBES plenary 2011)

2 papers produced for second session of IPBES plenary 2012:

  • Catalysing generation of new knowledge (outcome of a meeting convened by ICSU/DIVERSITAS/USGS): UNEP/IPBES.MI/2/INF11
  • Assessments (outcome of a meeting convened by Governments of Japan and South Africa; supported by UNU & IHDP, in collaboration with DIVERSITAS); UNEP/IPBES.MI/2/INF10

2 papers produced for first session of IPBES plenary 2011:

  • Catalysing generation of new knowledge (outcome of a meeting convened by ICSU/DIVERSITAS/IHDP; supported by UNESCO): UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF11
  • Assessments (outcome of a meeting convened by Governments of Japan and South Africa; supported by UNU & IHDP); UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF12

Perrings, Duraiappah, Larigauderie and Mooney: The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Science-Policy Interface, Science, 4 March 2011: 1139-1140

Larigauderie and Mooney: IPBES: moving a step closer to an IPCC-like mechanism for biodiversity. 2010, COSUST, 2: 9-14

Mooney HA and Mace G: Biodiversity policy challenges, Science, 18 Sept 2009

Loreau M et al. Diversity without representation, Nature, 2006, 442:245-6

 

Additional relevant papers

Ash N : A new generation of science. International Innovation, February 2012

Harrison J: IPBES — the Birth Pangs of a New Assessment Process. BES Bulletin, 37-38, December 2011

Briggs SV and Knight. Science-Policy Interface: Scientific Input Limited. Science, 333: 696-7, 5 August 2011

Hulme M et al. Science-Policy Interface: Beyond Assessments. Science, 333: 697-8, 5 August 2011

Hulme M et al. 2010. IPCC: cherish it, tweak it or scrap it? Nature 463: 730-731

Koetz T, Bridgewater P, Miller CA, Norgaard R and Pielke R. 2009. Science-Policy Interfaces for more effective Governance of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Institutional mismatches, shifting paradigms, obstructions and opportunities.

van den Hove S and Chabason L. 2009. The debate on an Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): Exploring gaps and needs. IDDRI-Idées pour le débat, pp. 1-24.

 

Press releases

  • May 2013: Anne Larigauderie from DIVERSITAS interviewed by SciDev.Net about IPBES urging to heed local voices, May 3rd 2013. Read online or download the pdf.
  • January 2013: Anne Larigauderie and Anantha Duraiappah interviewed by SciDevNet on the outcome of IPBES-1, January 29th, 2013. Read online or download the pdf.
  • January 2013: Anne Larigauderie interviewed in "Le Monde", January 28th, 2013, about IPBES. Read online or download the pdf.
  • January 2013: Article "Biodiversité : l'IPBES se structure" ("Biodiversity: IPBES is getting structured") on actu-environnement.com, January 28th, 2013. Read online or download the pdf.
  • January 2013: Final UNEP press release on IPBES-1, January 27th, 2013. Download the pdf.
  • January 2013: Tom Lovejoy, member of the US National Committee for DIVERSITAS, talks about biodiversity, climate change, IPBES and Davos in an op-ed entitled: "The Climate change endgame" in The New York Times, January 22nd, 2013.  Read online or download the pdf.
  • April 2012: World governments establish biodiversity panel, Nature 23 April 2012
  • February 2011: About Perrings, Duraiappah, Larigauderie and Mooney: The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Science-Policy Interface, Science, 4 March 2011: 1139-1140: Press release and press coverage
  • December 2010 : Breakthrough in International Year of Biodiversity as Governments Give Green Light to New Gold Standard Science Policy Body
  • October 2010: CBD COP10 welcomed the outcome of the third ad hoc intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder meeting on IPBES, held in Busan, and its conclusion that IPBES should be established. See Decision X/11
  • June 2010: Wanted: an IPCC for biodiversity: see Editorial Nature, 3 June 2010

 

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