Climate change research at World Biodiversity Forum 2022

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CMK researcher Nadia Soudzilovskaia is climate change session convener at the World Biodiversity Forum 2022 in Davos, and a member of the forum resolution committee. The World Biodiversity Forum ( is the key scientific meeting of biodiversity researchers and policy makers, organised by bioDISCOVERY (, a Global Research Network (GRN) of FutureEarth ( The Forum Resolution urges governments to address climate drivers of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and to consider possibilities to steer away from economic paradigms causing biodiversity loss and social injustice to systems that restore power balances and are mutually beneficial for both humanity and the ecosystems it lives in. The resolution has been adopted on 1st of July 2022 and will be communicated as an important input to the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15) in Montreal in December 2022 (, and to IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services), to be incorporated into the next Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.