Biodiversity Media Alliance

Linking Journalism with the Web of Life

The Biodiversity Media Alliance aims to boost the quantity and quality of media coverage of biodiversity issues.

WHAT IS THIS WEBSITE?

IIED, IUCN and Internews created this site to build bridges between journalists and their sources. To learn more about how to use the site, and suggest any ways to improve it, please read and comment on the introductory blog post.

TRY OUT THE EARTH JOURNALISM TOOLKIT

The online toolkit includes 50 topic pages about specific environmental issues including many related to biodiversity. Each includes background information, reporting tips, case studies and examples of good coverage. The toolkit also has pages on key reporting skills, a glossary and links to other resources. Click here to visit the toolkit.

Events

 

Blog Posts

2021: Time to make change happen

Posted by Anne Schulthess on February 10, 2021 at 16:29

Development and Climate Days 2020

Posted by Anne Schulthess on November 27, 2020 at 11:58

IIED at London Climate Action Week, November 2020

Posted by Anne Schulthess on November 11, 2020 at 16:10

Members

Groups

ABOUT THE BIODIVERSITY MEDIA ALLIANCE

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Hannah Carter is now a member of Biodiversity Media Alliance
Jun 8
Anne Schulthess posted a blog post

NEW REPORT: Investing in nature for development: do nature-based interventions deliver local development outcomes?

Following the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, download a new report from IIED in collaboration with the Nature-Based Solutions Initiative (NbSI) at the University of Oxford, Investing in nature for development: do nature-based interventions deliver local development outcomes?…See More
Jun 8
Anne Schulthess posted a blog post

Nature-based solutions or the ecosystem approach?

A debate over terminology risks distracting attention from the key issues under discussion in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, and derail the number one priority of agreeing an ambitious framework that can both halt biodiversity loss and deliver for human wellbeing.In this backgrounderwe explore the concepts of nature-based solutions and the ecosystem approach and gauge how far they differ. We also…See More
May 21
Anne Schulthess posted blog posts
May 7
Syed Ali Mujtaba is now a member of Biodiversity Media Alliance
Apr 21
Anne Schulthess posted a blog post

Community-based rangers – an effective approach to tackling illegal wildlife trade?

The IIED and the IUCN SULi Learning and Action Platform on Communities and Illegal Wildlife Trade (LeAP) project is holding a webinar on 30 March, Community based rangers: an effective approach to tackling illegal wildlife trade?LeAP, which includes the People not…See More
Mar 24
Anne Schulthess posted a blog post

WEBINAR: Beating the biopirates? A journalist's guide to biodiversity access and benefit-sharing

There’s a multi-billion-dollar yearly trade in medicines, foodstuffs and industrial products derived from plants, animals, fungi and bacteria. But many such products have been commercialised without any of the profits returning to the countries and communities whose biodiversity and traditional knowledge made the innovation possible. And in some cases, biological…See More
Feb 22
Anne Schulthess posted a blog post

2021: Time to make change happen

Now is the time to make change happen. This year IIED and partners will deliver excellent research:* To show how conserving biodiversity protects livelihoods as well as nature* To make the case for a fair high seas treaty that benefits everyone while protecting marine life, and * To get money where it matters so poorer communities can access funds and adapt to climate change — because these communities know what works.Uncertainty will continue. But, together, we can shape the future, and create…See More
Feb 10

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