CBD COP11: “Global villagers” must take responsibility for biodiversity

Dr Shaju Thomas,Department of Zoology, Nirmala University interview: Rio Conventions Pavilion, CBD COP11, 10/10/2012 – Dr Thomas says citizens have a role to play in biodiversity protection but education is key to empowering them.

With respect to the negotiations he says the world may be a global village “but it’s a very complex village” and ultimately responsibility falls with each of its inhabitants.