The project ‘Mapping Nature for People and Planet’ supports nations in using the latest advances in spatial data technology and science to create their own national ‘Maps of Hope’. Countries can use these maps to harmonize nature and development policies and prioritize areas for protection, sustainable management, and restoration... Learn more → 



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Mapping Nature for People and Planet (ELSA) Trailer

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ELSA brochure

UNBL brochure

Creating a nature-positive future

Lessons from UNDP, UNEP, and UNEP-WCMC in Supporting the Implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and Suggestions for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Are we counting on nature?

Nature is counting on us

Toward monitoring forest ecosystem integrity within the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

A policy-driven framework for conserving the best of Earth’s remaining moist tropical forests

Project Report: Mapping Essential Life Support Areas in Colombia


Behind the scene

Learn more about the Nature for Life Hub's partner organizations. Visit their virtual booths to discover the outstanding work they do and explore key publications, blogs, upcoming events, social media content, top campaigns and more.