Biodiversity Loss - Ask The UN Experts How We Can Stop It
Join two leading figures from the United Nations Decade of Biodiversity in a interactive web chat at 17:00 (BST), live from New York.
Answering your questions live are:
- Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity
- Monique Barbut, CEO and Chair of the Global Environment Facility
Biodiversity is the basis for a wide range of ecosystem services on which we depend for food security, human health, clean air and water. Yet it is being lost at an unprecedented rate.
The main causes, including habitat and climate change, over exploitation and pollution, are constant or increasing in their intensity. As a result ecosystems such as forests, coral reefs and the rivers of our world are being lost and many species moving closer to extinction.
Click to submit questions before the programme