My Biosphere, My Future campaign: Launched by UNESCO to bring awareness on the surrounding Biosphere
My Biosphere, My Future campaign of UNESCO was launched on 14 March 2016 at the 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves in Lima,Peru. UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves aspires for sustainable development through different projects.
The biodiversity hotspot, Oxapampa- Ashaninka -Yanesha biosphere reserve in the Amazon is being disturbed by the human activities like deforestation and overfishing of endangering local species of tropical fish. In order to address the threats to their ancestral home (Biosphere), Ashaninka people have developed projects to support sustainable consumption and resource management
The campaign will help them to address the problems of their biosphere and improve their income and quality of life through these projects.
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What: Launched by UNESCO
When: 14 March 2016