After several pushbacks, part 2 of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) will take place from 7 – 19 December 2022 in Montreal, Canada. The conference will convene governments from around the world to agree on a new set of goals for nature over the next decade, to tackle the increasing rate of biodiversity loss worldwide.
Journalists came along to ask their questions and hear from top biodiversity experts, who will discuss topics relating to COP 15 and biodiversity loss, such as:
Prof Alexandre Antonelli, Director of Science, Kew Gardens
Prof Andy Purvis, Research Leader, Diversity and Informatics Division, Natural History Museum
Prof Mark Emmerson, Professor at Queen’s University Belfast, and Vice-President of the British Ecological Society
Prof Helen Roy, Ecologist, UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology