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The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in India
C. Prip; C. van't Klooster / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity. ...
The ocean and us: how healthy marine and coastal ecosystems support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
C. Neumann (ed) / GRID Arendal 2015
The ocean has been a cornerstone of human development throughout the history of civilization. People continue to come to the coasts to build some of the largest cities on the planet, with thriving economies, culture and communities. O...
Mesophotic coral ecosystems - a lifeboat for coral reefs?
E. Baker (ed); Kimberly A. Puglise; Peter T. Harris / GRID Arendal 2016
The shallow coral reefs that we all know, are like the tip of an iceberg - they are the more visible part of an extensive coral ecosystem that reaches into depths far beyond where most people visit.  The invisible reefs, known as...
Climate change threatens Hawaiian forest birds
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment 2016
In Hawai'i, geograpahic isolation has prevented the natural establishment of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and many insect species, such as biting mosquitoes. Isolation has also facilitated the spectacular evolutionary radiation of H...
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
CITES alone cannot combat illegal wildlife trade
K. Nowak / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will address the growing threat from illegal trade at its forthcoming Conference of the Parties (CoP17). CITES is a regulatory treaty that is ...
The 2016 World Conservation Congress: exploring a win–win agenda for people and the planet
R. Chevallier / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The World Conservation Congress (WCC), one of the world’s largest environmental gatherings, is convened every four years under the auspices of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to find collaborativ...
Global climate change impacts on Pacific Islands terrestrial biodiversity: a review
S. Taylor; L. Kumar / Tropical Conservation Science 2016
The islands of the Pacific region hold three of the 35 global biodiversity hotspots with large numbers of endemic species. Global climate change will exacerbate the challenges faced by the biodiversity of this region . In this review,...
The State of Biodiversity in Latin America and the Caribbean: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4, the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan’s global biodiversity goals and associated Aich...
The State of Biodiversity in Asia and the Pacific: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan’s global biodiversity goals and associated A...
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The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in India
C. Prip; C. van't Klooster / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity. ...
The ocean and us: how healthy marine and coastal ecosystems support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
C. Neumann (ed) / GRID Arendal 2015
The ocean has been a cornerstone of human development throughout the history of civilization. People continue to come to the coasts to build some of the largest cities on the planet, with thriving economies, culture and communities. O...
Mesophotic coral ecosystems - a lifeboat for coral reefs?
E. Baker (ed); Kimberly A. Puglise; Peter T. Harris / GRID Arendal 2016
The shallow coral reefs that we all know, are like the tip of an iceberg - they are the more visible part of an extensive coral ecosystem that reaches into depths far beyond where most people visit.  The invisible reefs, known as...
Climate change threatens Hawaiian forest birds
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment 2016
In Hawai'i, geograpahic isolation has prevented the natural establishment of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and many insect species, such as biting mosquitoes. Isolation has also facilitated the spectacular evolutionary radiation of H...
CITES alone cannot combat illegal wildlife trade
K. Nowak / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will address the growing threat from illegal trade at its forthcoming Conference of the Parties (CoP17). CITES is a regulatory treaty that is ...
The 2016 World Conservation Congress: exploring a win–win agenda for people and the planet
R. Chevallier / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The World Conservation Congress (WCC), one of the world’s largest environmental gatherings, is convened every four years under the auspices of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to find collaborativ...
Global climate change impacts on Pacific Islands terrestrial biodiversity: a review
S. Taylor; L. Kumar / Tropical Conservation Science 2016
The islands of the Pacific region hold three of the 35 global biodiversity hotspots with large numbers of endemic species. Global climate change will exacerbate the challenges faced by the biodiversity of this region . In this review,...
The State of Biodiversity in Latin America and the Caribbean: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4, the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan’s global biodiversity goals and associated Aich...
The State of Biodiversity in Asia and the Pacific: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan’s global biodiversity goals and associated A...
The State of Biodiversity in West Asia: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), provides a global assessment of progress towa...
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Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
WWF Brazil (WWF)
WWF Brazil is a Brazilian NGO, participant and an international network committed to nature conservation within the social and economic environment in Brazil.
Collaboration for Environmental Evidence (CEE)
World Wildlife Fund, India (WWF-India)
Established as a Charitable Trust on November 27, 1969, WWF India has experience of over four decades in the field. From a modest beginning, the organisation was propelled forward by the efforts of its founders and associates who volunteered their time and energy to lend momentum to this movement. A part of WWF International, the organisation has made its presence felt through a sustained effort n...
Trisanita
Trisanita is a platform for journals of environmental sanitation. It currently includes three peer-reviewed open access journals published in Indonesia: Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation (JASES) (launched in March 2006); Journal of Applied Technology in Environmental Sanitation (JATES) (launched in April 2011); and Journal of Applied Phytotechnology in Environmental Sanitatio...
ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins
The ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins is devoted entirely to research on the tropical forest margins. ASB, which was founded as Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn in 1994, is currently focussed on reducing deforestation and emissions from land use change, including forestry and agriculture, while ensuring viable livelihoods and enhancing social and environmental co-benefits.The partnersh...
Current Conservation
Current Conservation is published by an informal alliance of natural and social scientists to promote interdisciplinary research in conservation and to foster communication among scientists, resource managers, educators and policy makers. Current Conservation is an open access journal, published and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Eldis Environment Resource Guide
Resource guide on Eldis website covering global environmental issues. Guide includes links to full-text online documents and directory of related web sites, events and job announcements. Email updates service available on free subscription.
Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB)
ANSAB is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation working in the South Asia region with its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal. ANSAB is committed to enterprise oriented solutions to biodiversity conservation and sustainable community development. ANSAB is governed by a board of international experts, and has a dedicated team of industrious members and staff, with specialisation...
Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon
SPNL aims at ensuring that the natural resources are used in a sustainable manner, by protecting nature, birds and the biodiversity of Lebanon and highlighting their values and linkages to human livelihoods. SPNL works in a cooperative manner to fulfill its mission statement, i.e., in partnership with government institutions, municipalities, local community, other NGOs, associates a...
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