‘Nature-based Solutions’ with Chinese characteristics

01/07/2024 CEN_net 0

China’s approach to “nature-based solutions” (NbS) is beginning to go global. But what is it and what opportunities might it afford developing countries? NbS is a globally used concept, but a May 2024 scientific paper argues that it may have specific meanings in China. ** In a nutshell, Chinese NbS focus on large-scale, “eco-developmental” projects that blur the boundaries between the natural and the engineered. This means that NbS in […]

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China’s biodiversity fund for developing nations

29/05/2024 CEN_net 0

Cover photo: UN Environment Program Executive Director Inger Andersen and China’s Minister for Ecology and Environment Huang Runqiu Kunming Biodiversity Fund launched in Beijing. A China-initiated fund aimed at supporting biodiversity conservation in developing countries was launched in Beijing on Tuesday, which is expected to “make a significant contribution” to helping these countries conserve and reverse their biodiversity loss. Witnessed by officials from China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment and […]