• That means we want to protect biodiversity in all its forms - from the ecosystems at the bottom of the sea, to the fragile balance of our soils. (greenpeace.org)
  • Similarly, a loss of plant species in grasslands has been shown to lead to long-term drops in the production of biomass, while diminishing biodiversity even in the out-of-sight world of deep-sea ecosystems may have significant detrimental impacts on entire oceans. (news24.com)
  • The Earth's ecosystems are under unprecedented pressure, yet the nature of contemporary biodiversity change is not well understood. (pnas.org)
  • As we consume natural resources we are reducing the world's biodiversity and ecosystems at an unsustainable rate, and this is already starting to have serious socio-economic impacts that ultimately affect our well-being. (doc.govt.nz)
  • Our research is helping to underpin a national effort to halt biodiversity decline and to manage Australia's unique and diverse ecosystems. (www.csiro.au)
  • The IPBES is to biodiversity what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is to climate: a group of international experts, scientists and political representatives who evaluate and synthesise recent scientific publications (more than 15,000 in this case) in various fields to generate an overview of the (ecological as well as socio-political) threats to ecosystems. (uclouvain.be)
  • Biodiversity - life on earth - and the ecosystems services that stem from it, provide invaluable benefits to human health, well-being and our economies. (oecd.org)
  • While the Convention on Biological Diversity has long recognised the importance of biodiversity and the need to conserve and sustainably use it, two of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals now explicitly focus on terrestrial and on marine ecosystems. (oecd.org)
  • Biodiversity refers to the variety inherent in life-both the genetic variety within single species and the 'species variety' within ecosystems. (worldwatch.org)
  • Knowledge products and tools to help businesses assess their impact on biodiversity and ecosystems. (iucn.org)
  • To do this we have to show how biodiversity is essential for sustaining our natural living systems-or ecosystems-that provide us with clean air and water, food, building materials, fuel and medicine. (iucn.org)
  • In agricultural ecosystems, biodiversity is instrumentally important not only for the production of food, but for other ecological services as well, including the recycling of nutrients, regulation of microclimate and local hydrological processes, suppression of undesirable organisms and detoxification of noxious chemicals. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Australian Department of the Environment and Water Resources, biodiversity is "the variety of life: the different plants, animals and micro-organisms, their genes and the ecosystems of which they are a part. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Center will enable the Bibikely Biodiversity Institute to expand its work in understanding the ecosystems of Madagascar, particularly as they relate to arthropods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although biodiversity exists at many levels, from genetics to communities to ecosystems, and varies depending on type and organization, most conservation plans - the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy included - tend to focus on tangible, easily measured, visible aspects of biodiversity: species. (wikipedia.org)
  • High Biodiversity can maximize the production levels, which is sustained through beneficial impact of ecosystem services for agricultural, modified and natural ecosystems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The biodiversity of Wales refers to the wide variety of ecosystems, living organisms, and the genetic makeups found in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Terrestrial department conducts regular field surveys in Singapore's nature reserves, nature parks, park connectors and nature areas in order to increase the baseline on biodiversity-related data in Singapore's terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve, nearly the size of Singapore, consists of 64,000 hectares of bio-diverse tropical peat swamp forest that contain as much as 1,000 plant and animal species per hectare and is one of the most highly endangered ecosystems on the planet. (wikipedia.org)
  • These ecological effects of biodiversity in turn are affected by both climate change through enhanced greenhouse gases, aerosols and loss of land cover[citation needed], and biological diversity, causing a rapid loss of ecosystems and extinctions of species and local populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity is not easily defined, but may be thought of as the number and/or evenness of genes, species, and ecosystems in a region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beyond the value biodiversity has in regulating and stabilizing ecosystem processes, there are direct economic consequences of losing diversity in certain ecosystems and in the world as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a National Facility of the NRF SAIAB serves as a major scientific resource for knowledge and understanding the biodiversity and functioning of globally significant aquatic ecosystems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mission of the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics is to increase our insights in the functioning and biodiversity of ecosystems in all their complexity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is a study led by Pavan Sukhdev. (wikipedia.org)
  • The TEEB Interim Report was released in May 2008 under Phase I. The report provided evidence for significant global and local economic losses and human welfare impacts due to the ongoing losses of biodiversity and degradation of ecosystems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first volume published in October 2010: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ecological and Economic Foundations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The findings of TEEB (Interim Report) were largely in three areas-the economic size and welfare impact of losses of ecosystems and biodiversity, the strong links between biodiversity conservation and ecosystem health on the one hand and poverty elimination and the achievement of Millennium Development Goals on the other, and the ethical choices involved in selecting a social discount rate for discounting the benefits of ecosystems and biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • All the member countries of the United Nations can join the platform and its Members are committed to building IPBES as the leading intergovernmental body for assessing the state of the planet's biodiversity, its ecosystems and the essential services they provide to society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Terrestrial, marine, coastal, and inland water ecosystems biodiversity provides the basis for ecosystems and the subsequent services they provide underpin human well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • The campaign promotes novel, integrated approaches to identify and understand the evolutionary and ecological significance of biodiversity amidst the changing environment of the present day and in the geologic past. (nsf.gov)
  • While this focus complements several core NSF programs, it differs by requiring that multiple dimensions of biodiversity be addressed simultaneously, in innovative or novel ways, to understand their synergistic roles in critical ecological and evolutionary processes. (nsf.gov)
  • books.google.com - Exploring the relationship between Native Americans and the natural world, Biodiversity and Native America questions the widespread view that indigenous peoples had minimal ecological impact in North America. (google.com)
  • Researchers have found that this staggering biodiversity -- besides making our gardens and countryside beautiful -- is critical for many types of ecological services, including pollination. (nsf.gov)
  • Valuing Biodiversity from an Economic Perspective: A Unified Economic, Ecological, and Genetic Approach ," American Economic Review , American Economic Association, pages 1597-1614. (repec.org)
  • Valuing Biodiversity from an Economic Perspective: AUnified Economic, Ecological and Genetic Approach ," Working Papers 0301, University of Crete, Department of Economics. (repec.org)
  • Valuing biodiversity from an economic perspective : a unified economic, ecological and genetic approach ," Working papers 17, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems. (repec.org)
  • We combine a new economic geography model of agglomeration and dispersion of economic activity with an ecological-economic model of species diversity to examine optimal policies of biodiversity conservation in a two-region world. (repec.org)
  • While this focus complements several core programs in the Biological Sciences Directorate at NSF, it differs by requiring that multiple dimensions of biodiversity be addressed simultaneously, in novel ways, to understand their synergistic roles in critical ecological and evolutionary processes, especially pertaining to the mechanisms driving the origin, maintenance, and functional roles of biodiversity. (nsf.gov)
  • Proposals should address biodiversity discovery questions and may entail a primarily clade-based approach (i.e., regional to planetary species-level inventories for a particular taxonomic group), a guild-based approach (i.e., focused on ecological assemblages, common habitats, or host-symbiont assemblages), or a geographically-based approach. (nsf.gov)
  • Biodiversity is defined as the natural variety and variability among living organisms , the ecological complexes among living organisms, the ecological complexes in which they naturally occur, and the ways in which they interact with each other and with the physical environment rooted in biological science . (wikiquote.org)
  • When we talk about increasing ecological productivity in degraded landscapes, what we're actually talking about, in many cases, is increasing biodiversity and supporting a landscape's ecology. (iucn.org)
  • All aspects of biodiversity such as ecological diversity, species diversity and genetic diversity are considered. (springer.com)
  • However, also viable are so-called "averted loss" biodiversity offsets, in which measures are taken to prevent ecological degradation from occurring where it almost certainly would have happened otherwise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Note that biodiversity offsets can be considered a very specific, robust and transparent category of ecological compensation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ecological effects of biodiversity are usually counteracted by its loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major factors for biotic stress and the ensuing accelerating loss rate are, amongst other threats: Habitat loss and degradation Land use intensification (and ensuing land loss/habitat loss) has been identified to be a significant factor in loss of ecological services due to direct effects as well as biodiversity loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Alberta, Canada, Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) researchers use the oil sands industry of Alberta as a case study in their paper in which they evaluated the commonly used and costly ecological equivalency-based biodiversity offset in terms of economic and ecological performance with more flexible alternative offset systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • They found that flexible alternative systems like the priority-focused offsetting networks, cost 2-17 times less than the ecological equivalency-based biodiversity offset vegetation cost 2-17 times more than priority-focused networks. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Trinational Biodiversity Corridor (Portuguese: Corredor Trinacional de Biodiversidade) is a proposed ecological corridor that would link protected areas in the Alto Paraná Atlantic forests biome in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tri-national corridor will provide a forest connection to maintain and restore biodiversity and ecological health in two natural World Heritage Sites, two UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, two national parks, and a number of provincial parks and private reserves. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conservation measures taken for biodiversity of an area depend also on the areas ecological, economic and social importance, as evaluated by science and society (Wackernagel et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • Follow this link for the unedited notes on this session :- doccentre.net/wikithon/index.php?title=Ecological_Agriculture_and_Biodiversity ) 14th Oct 2012 Organised by, National Adivasi Alliance & FOCUS on the Global South, this session mainly discussed on community rights to sustained indigenous use of Earth's biodiversity through indigenous traditional occupations and land & forest use/tenure. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Amapá Biodiversity Corridor (Portuguese: Corredor de Biodiversidade do Amapá) is an ecological corridor in the state of Amapá, Brazil. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ecological restoration was carried out in the Aravali Biodiversity Park, Gurgaon, to remove invasive alien plants and bring back the original Aravali forest vegetation of the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017. Evaluating the impact of ecological restoration on the bird community of Aravalli Biodiversity Park, Gurugram. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration is a University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) campus facility dedicated to education, research, and outreach. (wikipedia.org)
  • CCBER manages over 238 acres (0.96 km2) of open space on UCSB campus in order to fulfill several mutually supportive goals: To preserve native plant resources and biodiversity of the region Provide educational opportunities through signs, intern program seminars and workshops Advance understanding of restoration strategies and preservation of ecological function in urbanized areas to retain water quality, biodiversity through research. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration promotes the teaching of diverse undergraduate courses in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, Environmental Studies, and Geology and graduate courses in the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. (wikipedia.org)
  • CCBER satisfies the University's obligation to provide stewardship of campus lands, rich in biodiversity, and the ecological restoration program encourages land restoration on the campus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on information provided by 91 countries and 27 international organizations, analysis of global literature and datasets, and contributions from over 175 authors and reviewers, The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture assesses biodiversity for food and agriculture and its management worldwide. (fao.org)
  • However, all around the world, much of the world's marine biodiversity face threats from human and activities as well as natural. (globalissues.org)
  • Supports all aspects of Biodiversity Science, including expeditionary and exploratory research in natural environments to advance the discovery, identification, description, classification and cataloguing of the world's biodiversity. (nsf.gov)
  • If biotech seed companies were to penetrate the markets of non-industrialized countries, their seeds would replace thousands of locally grown and adapted varieties resulting in a significant loss of the world's agricultural biodiversity. (historycommons.org)
  • The authors define a data publishing framework as an environment conducive to ensuring free and open access to the world's primary biodiversity data: "The core purpose of the framework is to overcome barriers or impediments affecting access to data and the publishing of data. (redorbit.com)
  • In 2008, the size of Gallica and AnimalBase was passed, and BHL is now by far the world's largest digitization project for biodiversity literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Key biodiversity areas: Identifying the world's priority sites for conservation - lessons learned from Turkey The Gaps Guide: http://www.protectedareas.info/upload/document Accessed: 28 April 2011 A-Z of Areas of Biodiversity Importance: Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) Birdlife International: What are Key Biodiversity Areas? (wikipedia.org)
  • Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation represents an effort to document in detail the endemic biodiversity conservation importance of the world's Endemic Bird Areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • What can we do to protect biodiversity and help both our pollinator friends and ourselves at the same time? (nsf.gov)
  • Given the stark position in which humankind now finds itself, any legislation that aims to protect biodiversity is likely to be enthusiastically endorsed. (law.com)
  • Climate alignment may help our clients to reduce not only their climate impact, but also the related strain on land use, as well as to protect biodiversity. (ing.com)
  • Not surprisingly, most of our efforts to protect biodiversity have focused on such places. (worldwatch.org)
  • There are a number of ways, though, that you can help protect biodiversity - through reducing your use and the agricultural use of pesticides, changing your consumption habits, and advocating knowledgeably to the right people about the need for change. (wikihow.com)
  • It is multidisciplinary and covers living organisms of all kinds in any habitat, focusing on studies using novel or little-used approaches, and ones from less studied biodiversity rich regions or habitats. (springer.com)
  • Man-made disturbances to habitats are creating problems for pollinator communities, including significant biodiversity loss. (nsf.gov)
  • The draft regulations take biodiversity damage to mean protected species, natural habitats and sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs). (law.com)
  • Monitoring is essential to measure the impact on the biodiversity and safety of wetland habitats. (iucn.org)
  • In the past twenty years the focus of conservation has shifted to include not only individual species or habitats, but to a phenomenon called biological diversity , or biodiversity for short. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The scientists believe that this is strong evidence supporting the assumption that temperature is actually more decisive for distribution patterns of overall biodiversity than productivity or size of habitats. (eurekalert.org)
  • In this new synthesis, based on a survey of published and unpublished data, the team of researchers analyzed the habitats and biodiversity of well-developed OMZs in the Arabian Sea, eastern Pacific and Bay of Bengal. (redorbit.com)
  • And their biodiversity can be increased further if many similar habitats are connected. (eurekalert.org)
  • Biodiversity is often studied on idealized cone-shaped mountains, where similar habitats are assumed to be found at similar altitudes. (eurekalert.org)
  • In this case, habitats get smaller with increasing altitude, and their species richness is predicted to decrease, leading biodiversity to peak at foot of the cone and steadily decrease with elevation. (eurekalert.org)
  • When the researchers let the virtual species compete for habitats on landscapes modeled on real-life ones, their simulations confirmed their intuition: topography alone was enough to explain biodiversity patterns observed in nature. (eurekalert.org)
  • Under many offset systems, receptor sites are areas of land put forward by companies or individuals looking to receive payment in return for creating (or restoring) biodiversity habitats on their property. (wikipedia.org)
  • Habitat change (see: habitat fragmentation or habitat destruction) is the most important driver currently affecting biodiversity, as some 40% of forests and ice-free habitats have been converted to cropland or pasture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity in Suriname is high, mostly because of the variety of habitats and the temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • A biodiversity action plan (BAP) is an internationally recognized program addressing threatened species and habitats and is designed to protect and restore biological systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has terrestrial habitats and many protected areas rich in biodiversity, including three national parks and five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United Kingdom a Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP, pronounced 'ell-bap') is a plan aimed at conserving the fauna, flora and habitats - collectively referred to as biodiversity - of a defined area, usually along local authority boundary lines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Individual 'Action Plans' were provided for these habitats and species, and a reporting mechanism was established to demonstrate how the UK BAP was contributing to the United Kingdom's commitment to help reduce or halt the significant losses in global biodiversity, highlighted by the international Convention on Biological Diversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was tasked with identifying and preparing costed action plans for priority species and habitats by 1995, and with developing methodologies for monitoring progress and improving public awareness and access to biodiversity information. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 1992, the LIFE programme has been the most important financial instrument for the protection of biodiversity and forests in the EU. (europa.eu)
  • It is a volunteer programme aimed at promoting biodiversity and environmental awareness and instilling the values of conservation among the public. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goal of the Dimensions of Biodiversity campaign is to transform, by 2020, how we describe and understand the scope and role of life on Earth. (nsf.gov)
  • The 2020 Dimensions of Biodiversity program is restricted to projects supported by international partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) of Brazil, and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa. (nsf.gov)
  • From April 19-22, 2020, NatureServe will host the Biodiversity Without Boundaries Conference in Richmond, Virginia. (natureserve.org)
  • The United Nations designated 2011-2020 as the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • These references demonstrated a clear will for the Partnership to continue supporting the CBD with implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017). Do drivers of biodiversity change differ in importance across marine and terrestrial systems-Or is it just different research communities' perspectives? (springer.com)
  • Beyond small geographical scales, biodiversity consistently decreases with latitude ( 1 ⇓ - 3 ), reflecting a strong, probably causal, association between warmer climates and standing richness in both the terrestrial, water availability permitting ( 4 ), and marine realms ( 5 , 6 ). (pnas.org)
  • Terrestrial biodiversity tends to be highest near the equator , which seems to be the result of the warm climate and high primary productivity. (wikiquote.org)
  • As with most other issues in Ecology and Evolution, paradigms dominating the study of biodiversity on both global and regional scales come mainly from the terrestrial environment despite the marked distinctive features of marine biodiversity and the fact that the aquatic (freshwater & marine) environment occupies more than two thirds of the Earth's surface (Vanaverbeke et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our understanding of the role and regulation of aquatic biodiversity lies far behind that of terrestrial biodiversity, to such an extent that we do not have enough scientific information to underpin management issues such as conservation and sustainable use of marine resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • IBER was set up as a focal agency within UBD that functions to coordinate, facilitate, support and execute research, education and outreach activities or programmes within the biodiversity and environmental scope (both terrestrial and marine). (wikipedia.org)
  • Alligator weed has the potential to affect aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity severely and to cause considerable social and economic costs, particularly in aquatic situations. (wikipedia.org)
  • We have a key partnership with Conservation International's Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, with which we are working to undertake regional and global freshwater assessments. (iucn.org)
  • These problems are exacerbated by a lack of awareness regarding the biodiversity crisis and by a global failure to properly implement and enforce necessary regulations. (mit.edu)
  • This book brings together leading conservation practitioners to reflect on their response to the current global biodiversity crisis, through the lens of island species recovery and management. (cambridge.org)
  • Protecting global biodiversity calls for a variety of instruments, at the EU border as well as in the provisions of preferential agreements. (europa.eu)
  • Despite numerous successful conservations measures supporting biodiversity, the 2010 biodiversity target has not been met at the global level. (globalissues.org)
  • Among other things, scientists increasingly understand the impact human activities are having on global biodiversity. (news24.com)
  • Task Force Objective 2: To consolidate a standard for the identification of sites contributing significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity. (iucn.org)
  • Our findings suggest a convergence of global scale macroevolutionary and macroecological patterns for the biodiversity-temperature relationship. (pnas.org)
  • Our understanding of the association between biodiversity and warm climates in space contrasts strongly with our models of how climate explains global diversity through time ( 7 ). (pnas.org)
  • One analysis of compendia of fossil taxa suggests that biodiversity declines with increasing global temperatures ( 8 ), but the focus on temperature as the driver, without reference to other variables, has drawn criticism ( 7 ). (pnas.org)
  • Although the all-pervading influence of human action in modifying biodiversity is widely recognized, and the Global Biodiversity Assessment (Heywood 1985) included a whole section on this topic, the complexity of the social, cultural, ethical, religious, and other human interactions with biodiversity and agroecological systems. (purdue.edu)
  • How did evolution lead to patterns of global biodiversity in time and space? (nsf.gov)
  • The SBS Cluster seeks to fund projects that are transformative - that is, those that innovatively and fundamentally transform our approaches to analyzing and understanding global biodiversity, its origins, distribution, and evolutionary history. (nsf.gov)
  • Blog: Time for Nature - Is a global public health crisis what it takes to protect the planet's biodiversity? (oecd.org)
  • Yet global trends in biodiversity continue to decline. (oecd.org)
  • Georgia is part of the global biodiversity hotspot of the Caucasus Ecoregion , with a network of Protected Areas covering seven per cent of the country. (wikiquote.org)
  • In order to improve scientific predictions of the future of biodiversity in the face of global changes it is very important to understand the mechanisms of dispersion. (eawag.ch)
  • But global warming is likely to exacerbate oxygen depletion and thereby reduce biodiversity in these regions, they warn. (redorbit.com)
  • A new publication called, 'Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments' is intended to provide more context, more resources and fresh perspectives to the ongoing global interaction between biodiversity conservation and forest landscape restoration. (iucn.org)
  • Invasive mammalian predators are arguably the most damaging group of alien animal species for global biodiversity. (pnas.org)
  • The Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative will host its first Open Meeting immediately after the Planet Under Pressure Conference in London, England on March 30th. (fao.org)
  • All biodiversity hotspots contain at least one Global 200 Ecoregion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Global biodiversity is the measure of biodiversity on planet Earth and is defined as the total variability of life forms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The total amount of DNA base pairs on Earth, as a possible approximation of global biodiversity, is estimated at 5.0 x 1037, and weighs 50 billion tonnes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Global biodiversity is affected by extinction and speciation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Global Biodiversity Outlook 2 (PDF) A report by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2006) which reviews progress towards achievement of the 2010 Biodiversity Target. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global "biodiversity commons. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is best known for the Darwin Core standard for exchanging biodiversity, which has been used by the Global Biodiversity Information Facility to collect millions of biological observations from museums and other organizations from around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Naturalis has partnered with ETI Bioinformatics in support of the Catalogue of Life (CoL), and is working with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) brings together a host of international organizations working on indicator development, to provide the best available information on biodiversity trends to the global community. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2006 this framework was further elaborated and the '2010 Biodiversity Indicators Partnership was established, as a global initiative to further develop and promote indicators for the consistent monitoring and assessment of biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through CBD governance and advisory bodies, the global biodiversity community identified a suite of 17 headline indicators from the seven focal areas for assessing progress towards, and communicating the 2010 target at a global level. (wikipedia.org)
  • The BIP indicators have substantially contributed to the 3rd edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook, featuring in the Status and Trends in Biodiversity chapter of this flagship CBD publication. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Partnership brings together a host of international organisations working to support the regular delivery of biodiversity indicators at the global, national and regional levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recognition of the worldwide impact of the decline of biodiversity inspired the global community to negotiate the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The proposed corridor would include marshland, tropical forest and open spaces of importance in maintaining global biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) is a putative set of parameters intended to be the minimum set of broadly agreed upon necessary and sufficient biodiversity variables for at least national to global monitoring, researching, and forecasting of biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The initiative aims for a harmonised global biodiversity monitoring system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The GLOBIS-B global cooperation project, aimed to advance the challenge of practical implementation of EBVs by supporting interoperability and cooperation activities among diverse biodiversity infrastructures, started in 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Canadian Biodiversity Information Network (CBIN) was developed in 1996 to deliver information on the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy and to serve as Canada's national node to the global Clearing House Mechanism. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is an international organisation that focuses on making scientific data on biodiversity available via the Internet using web services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mission of the Global Biodiversity information Facility (GBIF) is to facilitate free and open access to biodiversity data worldwide to underpin sustainable development. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1999 to 2004, ARCBC successfully established the bridge that fostered strong collaboration among ASEAN Member States (AMS) and between ASEAN and EU partner institutions, and gained recognition in the regional and global arena for biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Preliminary discussions to create the forum began in 2001 at the third Global Biodiversity Information Facility meeting and an initial planning session convened in 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Pacific Biodiversity Information Forum seeks to develop a complete, scientifically sound, and electronically accessible Pacific biological knowledge base and make it widely available to local, national, regional and global users for decision-making. (wikipedia.org)
  • The final section of the document presents a special message for the identification of a global framework for achieving the 2010 Biodiversity Target. (wikipedia.org)
  • This message stresses the importance of biodiversity for human life, highlights the need to implement joint measures for its preservation, underpin the scientific dialogue and the need of a reform of global environmental governance. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 35th G8 summit held in L'Aquila endorsed the "Carta di Siracusa" on Biodiversity, on the first day of meetings, July 8, 2009 turn it into a political statement of the heads of state and Governments, and considering it as an essential tool for establishing environmental priorities in global biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is leading the world in the development of specimen data standards, which IABIN is promoting. (wikipedia.org)
  • The IABIN Executive Committee (IEC) comprises representatives of eight countries and two international governmental organization or non-governmental organization (IGO/NGO) members, currently GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) and TNC (The Nature Conservancy). (wikipedia.org)
  • Putting biodiversity on the map: priority areas for global conservation by C. J. Bibby, N. J. Collar, M. J. Crosby, M.F. Heath, Ch. Imboden, T. H. Johnson, A. J. Long, A. J. Stattersfield and S. J. Thirgood (ISBN 0-946888-24-8) is a 1992 book published by the International Council for Bird Preservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation follows on from work presented in the 1992 publication Putting biodiversity on the map: priority areas for global conservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here is the promised simple report on the first day of the big Korean Biodiversity convention. (earthtimes.org)
  • The February 1999 Biodiversity Protocol meeting in Colombia broke down because USA, not even a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity, to which the protocol is meant to be part of, and five other countries of the "Miami Group" felt that their business interests were threatened. (globalissues.org)
  • Others regard the Convention as providing incentives for countries to conserve and sustainably use their own biodiversity and ensure that the benefits derived from it by third parties are equitably shared (Seyani 1998). (purdue.edu)
  • The 1992 UN Conference on the Environment and Development marked a major step forward for the conservation of biodiversity and the protection of nature thanks to the adoption of the Convention on Biological Diversity. (europa.eu)
  • Subsequent Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) decisions went on to specify indicators (see: Biodiversity_Indicators_Partnership) for immediate testing and for possible use, and to further develop work programmes for implementation of the target. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been developed further to the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy, an implementation measure required under Article 6 of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity park in Hyderabad has been established during the Convention on Biological Diversity held in 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Partnership was initially established to help monitor progress towards the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 2010 Biodiversity target. (wikipedia.org)
  • This '2010 Biodiversity Target' was adopted by governments in 2002 at the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP 6) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). (wikipedia.org)
  • After the Earth Summit in Rio, 1992 and the adoption of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the term biodiversity has become a component of research policy in many countries and international bodies and initiatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Canadian Biodiversity Strategy has been prepared in response to Canada's obligations as a party to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Strategy has been developed as a guide to the implementation of the Biodiversity Convention in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity Convention on Biological Diversity Canada's Biodiversity Convention Office Canadian Biodiversity Information Network Biodiversity Outcomes Framework Criticisms of the biodiversity paradigm National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity Convention Article 6. (wikipedia.org)
  • The corridor covers more than 70% of the state, and should allow for coordinated management of conservation units and indigenous territories in the state in line with the principles laid out in the Rio Convention on Biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) is a statutory autonomous body under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India established in 2003 to implement the provisions under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002, after India signed Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canada's Biodiversity Convention Office (BCO) serves as National Focal Point for the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity and the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy. (wikipedia.org)
  • BCO also works with indigenous groups to enable their participation in meeting the objectives of the Convention and the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy. (wikipedia.org)
  • See also: Criticisms of the biodiversity paradigm Biodiversity Convention Office Archived 2007-02-04 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • CBIN facilitates biodiversity-relevant information-sharing as part of Canada's implementation of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • It coordinates both the work related to the Convention on Biological Diversity and ASEAN Cooperation on nature conservation and biodiversity and also inter-agency positions on biodiversity-related topics. (wikipedia.org)
  • This year coincided with the 2010 Biodiversity Target adopted by the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity and by Heads of State and government at the World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg in 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • Established at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and the equitable sharing of the benefits of biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (2011-20) International Year of Forests (2011) Convention on Biological Diversity COP10 Nagoya Protocol (2010) 2010 in science Johns, David (2009). (wikipedia.org)
  • The United Kingdom Biodiversity Action Plan or (UK BAP) was the UK government's response to the Convention on Biological Diversity, opened for signature at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • The information above, for the most part, is based on the official websites of the Convention on Biological Diversity and of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Dimensions of Biodiversity program includes partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) of Brazil, and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa in fiscal year 2018. (nsf.gov)
  • Despite centuries of discovery, most of our planet's biodiversity remains unknown. (nsf.gov)
  • 7. WHAT ARE THE THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY? (slideshare.net)
  • Restoration at the scale we work has an enormous potential to both reduce threats and pressures on existing biodiversity and to use restoration to increase and support biodiversity gains across landscapes - it also happens that there are other international conventions , agreements, and initiatives that rely on supporting biodiversity as well. (iucn.org)
  • Reducing deforestation in tropical regions, for example, is a priority for protecting biodiversity and can make major contributions to climate mitigation, especially when combined with other efforts to reduce emissions of greenhouse gasses. (ing.com)
  • Between 2013 and 2015, CSBI released to the public three tools related to applying the mitigation hierarchy for biodiversity management, available for free on CSBI's website: The Tool for Aligning Timelines for Project Execution, Biodiversity Management and Financing, Good Practices for the Collection of Biodiversity Baseline Data, and The Cross-Sector Guide for Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Winfree's team found that although a few dominant species are critical at smaller scales, when an entire region is considered, a high level of biodiversity is needed to ensure farmers' crops receive adequate pollination services. (nsf.gov)
  • There are ways that we can measure biodiversity, but knowing whether a landscape is biodiverse or not - or what level of biodiversity is acceptable or achievable in degraded and deforested landscapes - will be another question entirely. (iucn.org)
  • found is that when horses grazed in fields that did not have weeds and had other non-grassy plants removed (hence a lower level of biodiversity), these bloodlines appeared to under-perform when compared to those that had been allowed to graze from fields in which other plants and weeds were allowed to grow freely. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another factor contribute to the high level of biodiversity in Borneo is the evolution of species in Borneo. (wikipedia.org)
  • The level of biodiversity that can be yielded from organic farming provides a natural capital to humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • How can it be that warm temperatures should apparently have negative effects on biodiversity through time while also having positive effects across space ( 10 ) (i.e., contrasting macroevolutionary and macroecological patterns)? (pnas.org)
  • The Unified Theory also makes predictions that have profound implications for the management of biodiversity, especially the management of rare species. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1999, CARMABI and STINAPA became a single entity, renamed as the Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity Foundation, although continuing to be referred to as CARMABI. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main aims of this institute are: to study the implementation of new opportunities of rural development in the Galician country through research on conservation research and management of biodiversity and rural environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Implementing projects to encourage the protection of biodiversity at the local level. (basf.com)
  • The report lists 35 biodiversity 'hot spots' (including the Mediterranean basin, coral reefs, and the tropical forests in the news this summer), which represent only about 2% of the earth's surface but are home to 75% of threatened animal species. (uclouvain.be)
  • To many people, 'biodiversity' is almost synonymous with the word ' nature ,' and 'nature' brings to mind steamy forests and the big creatures that dwell there. (wikiquote.org)
  • Biodiversity is a source of economic wealth for many regions of the world, such as many nature reserves, parks and forests, where wildlife and plants are sources of beauty and joy for many people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canada's Biodiversity Outcomes Framework was approved by Ministers responsible for Environment, Forests, Parks, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Wildlife in October 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • This Biodiversity Outcomes Framework was approved by Ministers responsible for Environment, Forests, Parks, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Wildlife in October 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity The Rimba Raya REDD+ project aims to eliminate the destruction of the forests and peatlands of Central Kalimantan which houses more than 75% of Indonesia's greenhouse gas emissions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2014 again includes partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) of Brazil. (nsf.gov)
  • Conflicts and Choices in Biodiversity Preservation ," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1836, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research. (repec.org)
  • We welcome postdoctoral fellows, and there are many opportunities for research students supported through the NERC London Doctoral Training Partnership and MRes in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation . (ucl.ac.uk)
  • This selection highlights leading research from the disciplines of genetics and evolution of species richness, to conservation and biodiversity informatics. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Our research looks at the best ways to design, plan and manage Australia's landscapes to support biodiversity in a changing world. (www.csiro.au)
  • It's difficult to summarise such a report, but some conclusions require attention, including one that's in line with the UCLouvain conference: it's necessary to continue and develop research on biodiversity given that it remains poorly known. (uclouvain.be)
  • This research addresses fundamental questions in biodiversity, taxonomy, and phylogenetics, such as: What kinds of organisms exist in the natural world? (nsf.gov)
  • The Cluster places a high value on integrative and holistic approaches to systematics research and training - i.e., those approaches and projects that integrate across all the components within the cluster (biodiversity discovery, organismal biology, taxonomy, phylogenetics, and evolution) and that train highly integrative systematists who can conduct research across the entire spectrum of these activities. (nsf.gov)
  • Valuing Biodiversity for Use in Pharmaceutical Research ," Journal of Political Economy , University of Chicago Press, vol. 104(1), pages 163-185, February. (repec.org)
  • The Bibikely Biodiversity Institute (pronounced bee-bee-KAY-lee) is the primary research and training organization for the study of arthropods in Madagascar. (wikipedia.org)
  • Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Dutch: Nederlands Centrum voor Biodiversiteit Naturalis) is a national museum of natural history and a research center on biodiversity in Leiden, Netherlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1998). Published research affects decision making on conservation of biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Madagascar's first and only biodiversity research center, the Bibikely Biodiversity Center is a joint project of the Bibikely Biodiversity Institute, and the California Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with the Malagasy government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tiputini Biodiversity Station is a scientific field research center in the Ecuadorian Amazon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tiputini Biodiversity Station (TBS) is a field study facility in which students and other scientists perform different research projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the main goal of this station is to provide a place for people to perform experiments and research (Tiputini Biodiversity Station, 2011). (wikipedia.org)
  • He is the lead developer of the Biodiversity Database, which is based on information from local and overseas experts, fieldwork and library research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institute of Forest Biodiversity (IFB) is a Research institute situated in Hyderabad in state of Telangana. (wikipedia.org)
  • 50% of this money goes to support taxonomy and biodiversity research, the other half is used in support of nature conservation projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB), is involved in research, education and in applications of its knowledge and research to African fish fauna, for either economic or conservation benefit. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Landscape and Biodiversity Research Group (LBRG) in the School of Science and Technology at The University of Northampton carries out fundamental and applied research in the area of landscape ecology and its relationship to biodiversity and the ecology of species interactions. (wikipedia.org)
  • IBED research is organized in the following three themes: The main question of Theme I research is how patterns in biodiversity can be explained from underlying processes: speciation and extinction, dispersal and the (dis)appearance of geographical barriers, reproductive isolation and hybridisation of taxa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity and environment have been the university's research strengths since its founding in 1985. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following these significant milestones achieved in the biodiversity and environment research frontier, IBER was established in 2013 to further develop and expand prospects and international collaborations in biodiversity explorations within Brunei Darussalam. (wikipedia.org)
  • This group brings together a core group of research universities (King's College London, Korea University, Monash University, National University of Singapore, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, University of Auckland, University of Bonn, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) united in a shared goal of research and education on biodiversity and the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Agricultural Biodiversity and Rural Development Institute - IBADER is a research university joint institute, created in 2001, with headquarters in the city of Lugo. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are 6 research groups of the la University of Santiago de Compostela assigned to the Institute of Agricultural Biodiversity and Rural Development, having more than 70 researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • With thirteen professorships and research groups iDiv is a hub for international biodiversity science in Central Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • Answers to these questions will be pursued in the five research areas: biodiversity theory, interactive ecology, evolution and adaptation, biodiversity conservation, and biodiversity synthesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • yDiv is the graduate school and the research training group of young biodiversity researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been designed to educate young scientists in transdisciplinary biodiversity research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established in 1995 in Nepal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The International Consortium of Universities for the Study of Biodiversity and the Environment or iCUBE aims to connect a group of public research universities to form a consortium to address the problems and issues related to biodiversity and the environment, for both research and educational purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scaling rules offer one possible framework, and this book offers a synthesis of the ways in which scaling theory can be applied to the analysis of biodiversity. (cambridge.org)
  • A comprehensive framework to encourage and facilitate the sharing of biodiversity data has been published in a peer-reviewed journal. (redorbit.com)
  • Introducing the data publishing framework in the central paper of the supplement, Tom Moritz and co-authors write that the first recommendation is the primary one from which all the others follow: "All data relevant to the understanding of biodiversity and to biodiversity conservation should be made freely, openly and effectively available. (redorbit.com)
  • Two biodiversity banking schemes operating in Australia are the New South Wales BioBanking scheme, which commenced in 2008, and the Victorian Native Vegetation Management Framework scheme. (wikipedia.org)
  • Criticisms of the biodiversity paradigm Biodiversity Outcomes Framework Archived February 6, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • For this purpose the CBD adopted a framework in 2004, which included the use of a range of biodiversity indicators to measure progress towards the 2010 target. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2005, Ministers instructed the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group to develop a corresponding outcomes-based framework for guiding and monitoring implementation of the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy. (wikipedia.org)
  • These recommendations are coupled with suggestions for biodiversity awareness initiatives intended to convey the urgency of the biodiversity crisis to the general public. (mit.edu)
  • To establish links between biodiversity initiatives at the national and regional levels to enable capacity building and improve the delivery of the biodiversity indicators. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CCBA has two major initiatives: The Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standards, which are in use by more than 100 projects around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marine biodiversity tends to be highest along coasts in the Western Pacific , where sea surface temperature is highest and in mid-latitudinal band in all oceans . (wikiquote.org)
  • Exploitation of marine biodiversity is also far less managed than on land (Heip et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2004). In addition, pollution from the air, land and freshwater ultimately enters the sea and therefore marine biodiversity is most exposed to, and critically influences the fate of, pollutants in the world (Heip et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Marine department has a mandate and responsibility to ensure that Singapore's rich but limited marine biodiversity is conserved as part of her natural heritage. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Marine department regularly establishes and reviews policies related to marine conservation in Singapore and provides up-to-date baseline information on marine biodiversity for decision-making. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Marine department will also generate better awareness among the public and educate them on the importance of marine biodiversity and its conservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Every year, teams of scientists conduct biodiversity surveys in different areas of the park. (hhmi.org)
  • The highly regarded gathering of scientists, resource managers, data managers, decision-makers, and all-around solution-finders was a can't-miss event for biodiversity conservation professionals. (natureserve.org)
  • The purpose of the conference is to engage IPCC and IPBES leaders - climate scientists, land use experts, environmentalists, and experts on proposed technological solutions - to see how interactions can affect the evolution of biodiversity. (uclouvain.be)
  • You may go your entire life without seeing an endangered species, yet the globe's biodiversity crisis threatens all of humanity in numerous unseen or unrecognized ways, scientists say. (yahoo.com)
  • The authors of the paper conclude: "Implementation of these recommendations should expedite the progress of archiving, curation, discovery and publishing of primary biodiversity data, because scientists and originators of data will realize the value and incentives for such efforts. (redorbit.com)
  • Furthermore the institution focuses on theory and synthesis and educates scientists in transdisciplinary biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • and therefore by biodiversity (Gaston 1996, Gaston and Spicer 1998). (wikipedia.org)
  • The state government also enacted the Sarawak Biodiversity Regulations in year 1998. (wikipedia.org)
  • Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation (Cambridge: BirdLife International, 1998) Eken, Güven et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • Phase 1 (1998-2002) of what was then called Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Program (ABMP) was funded by $1 M cash from Alberta forest industries, oil and gas industries, the provincial government, and non-government organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • After devolution in 1998, England, Wales and Scotland had all developed their own individual biodiversity strategies by 2002, with Northern Ireland following shortly afterwards, whilst still also collaborating together. (wikipedia.org)
  • Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation contains 846 pages, and is a 1998 publication by Birdlife International, No. 7 in their Birdlife Conservation Series. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity Informatics is the application of informatics techniques to biodiversity information for improved management, presentation, discovery, exploration and analysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity informatics (different but linked to bioinformatics) is the application of information technology methods to the problems of organizing, accessing, visualizing and analyzing primary biodiversity data. (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2000, the U.S. journal Science devoted a special issue to "Bioinformatics for Biodiversity", the journal "Biodiversity Informatics" commenced publication in 2004, and several international conferences through the 2000s have brought together Biodiversity Informatics practitioners, including the London e-Biosphere conference in June 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • A supplement to the journal BMC Bioinformatics (Volume 10 Suppl 14) published in November 2009 also deals with Biodiversity Informatics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) is a non-profit scientific and educational association that works to develop open standards for the exchange of biodiversity data, facilitating biodiversity informatics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Priorities, with an emphasis on promoting participation and working through partners, include mobilising biodiversity data, developing protocols and standards to ensure scientific integrity and interoperability, building an informatics architecture to allow the interlinking of diverse data types from disparate sources, promoting capacity building and catalysing development of analytical tools for improved decision-making. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Borneo is located in Sunda Shelf which is an extensive region in Southeast Asia of immense importance in terms of biodiversity, biogeography and phylogeography of fauna and flora that had attracted AR Wallace and biologists all over the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, the Partnership will continue through international collaboration and cooperation to provide biodiversity indicator information and trends into the future. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Partnership also works to integrate indicator results into coherent, compelling storylines giving a more understandable picture of the status of biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Welsh government works closely with the Wales Biodiversity Partnership (WBP) which promotes and monitors the Wales biodiversity action plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • It works in partnership with other international organisations such as the Catalogue of Life partnership, Biodiversity Information Standards, the Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL), the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL), and GEOSS. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales Biodiversity Partnership brings together most of the main players across Wales to assist in the process of assembling and delivering LBAPs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sites of importance for the survival of these species, Key Biodiversity Areas, are also identified. (iucn.org)
  • Our 2015 analyses revealed no impact of our activities on biodiversity in the investigated areas. (basf.com)
  • Another common argument for offsets is that they help conserve areas that are of higher biodiversity value than those being lost. (doc.govt.nz)
  • Such projects should focus on clades, guilds, or areas for which species-level biodiversity is very poorly known, and successful proposals will make a compelling case demonstrating that lack of knowledge. (nsf.gov)
  • Diversifying the bioculture in farmland, lawns, and gardens is critical in protecting biodiversity, but there are also many places within urban areas that also need attention. (wikihow.com)
  • Making efforts to plant flowers, flowering plants, alfalfa, and clover in urban areas can make a big difference in urban biodiversity. (wikihow.com)
  • We can also use data on Key Biodiversity Areas which delineate areas that are important for biodiversity throughout the world. (iucn.org)
  • The World Database of Key Biodiversity Areas™ hosts data on Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs). (iucn.org)
  • Controversially, some biodiversity offsets use existing protected areas as receptor sites (i.e. improving the effectiveness of areas that are already managed for biodiversity conservation). (wikipedia.org)
  • In that context, the Sharr Mountains and the Prokletije or Albanian Alpso, are the two most important areas of the biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples include Important Plant Areas (IPAs), Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) in the High Seas, Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) sites, Prime Butterfly Areas, Important Mammal Areas and Important Sites for Freshwater Biodiversity, with prototype criteria developed for freshwater molluscs and fish and for marine systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The project to establish the Amapá Biodiversity Corridor was presented by Antônio Waldez Góes da Silva, governor of Amapá, at the 2003 Durban World Conference of Protected Areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Protected areas include: Corredor de Biodiversidade do Amapá Biodiversity Corridor, p. 42. (wikipedia.org)
  • Areas with more developed EV lists include climate, ocean, and biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The book introduced the Endemic Bird Area (EBA) concept and argued for its use as a means of identifying important areas for the conservation of all biodiversity worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • a subsequent more detailed publication, Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation does so, however. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is named after Nam Phouy village, also known as "Nam Phoun" and is one of the 21 National Biodiversity Conservation Areas established by the Lao government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The heavily forested area, covering about 200,000 hectares, forms one of the National Biodiversity Conservation Areas of Laos, and was established on 29 October 1993. (wikipedia.org)
  • We are a member of the finance workstream of the EU [email protected] platform , which is an EU-led initiative that aims to support financial institutions integrate biodiversity risks and opportunities. (ing.com)
  • Furthermore, ING is involved in a UNEP-FI initiative to set up a biodiversity assessment tool for the banking sector. (ing.com)
  • We are particularly interested in your input during a working session where we will identify examples of why soil biodiversity matters, identify the available data that supports these examples, and determine the priorities for next steps for the Initiative. (fao.org)
  • At the same time, a number of organisations joined to launch the initiative Countdown2010 to support progress towards the 2010 Biodiversity Target. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) is an initiative led by Conservation International, CARE, The Nature Conservancy, Rainforest Alliance, and the Wildlife Conservation Society to promote the development of land management activities that simultaneously deliver significant benefits for climate, local communities, and biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • http://www.equator-principles.com/index.php/cross-sector-biodiversity-initiative IPIECA, Cross-Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI) Charter. (wikipedia.org)
  • A major initiative of the institute is the establishment of the International Consortium of Universities for the study of Biodiversity and the Environment (iCUBE). (wikipedia.org)
  • With Australia's biodiversity in steep decline, CSIRO researchers are leading the efforts to build fundamental knowledge on the nature, extent and history of our native species. (www.csiro.au)
  • We'll talk a lot about biodiversity this fall at UCLouvain but from an angle that is not often assumed: focusing on the interactions - we wouldn't dare write 'synergies' - between causes of species decline. (uclouvain.be)
  • And the consequences for us of the decline in biodiversity elsewhere, in the tropics, in the oceans, are still poorly documented. (uclouvain.be)
  • Biodiversity may further decline as certain weeds proliferate under declining native vegetation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2010 Biodiversity Target was an overall conservation target aiming to halt the decline of biodiversity by the end of 2010. (wikipedia.org)