Biodiversity is fundamental to our sustainable and healthy society, but it is under threats due to climate change and human activities. Recognizing that EO can provide critical information to respond to the growing needs from biodiversity conservation and ongoing initiatives such as Task Force on Nature related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) which promote ‘Nature positive’ society, this session discusses how EO data and the big data technologies contribute to the TNFD and related financial activities for private sectors through evaluating the biodiversity loss and gains from our economic activities. As making nature and biodiversity countable will be the first step to take for ongoing activities such as TNFD, we think these technology developments, cooperated with the biodiversity observations, are very important. This session showcases the latest big data program which should have significant impact for integrating nature into economic activity to make nature and biodiversity measurable. Panel discussion will be organized to seek further engagement and collaboration between the service provider and regional EO data provider (APBON).
Recognizing the importance of AOGEO to serve as a networking platform for young generations, this session invites regional young researchers, sharing of experiences and perspectives with respect to youth participation in earth observations solutions. Panel discussion between speakers explores what effective youth action could look like in a post-2025 GEO for the region. Through the discussion, this session seeks to identify the concreate actions to realize that effective youth engagement action toward post-2025.