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International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihood

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016, 16:22

An International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impact on Livelihood is going to be organized in Kathmandu on 10-12 January, 2017. Please check http://icbcl17.org/ for more detail. During this Conference, two special symposiums have been scheduled on 1) Biological Invasion, and 2) Tutu absoluta. The conference brochure, and the flyers of special symposiums have been attached with this email. As a member of organizing com...

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Global threats from invasive alien species in the twenty-first century and national response capacities

Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016, 11:26

Invasive alien species (IAS) threaten human livelihoods and biodiversity globally. Increasing globalization facilitates IAS arrival, and environmental changes, including climate change, facilitate IAS establishment. Here we provide the first global, spatial analysis of the terrestrial threat from IAS in light of twenty-first century globalization and environmental change, and evaluate national capacities to prevent and manage species invasions. We find that one-sixth of the global land sur...

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Biodiversity Liaison Group Issues Joint Statement for UN Sustainable Development Summit

Posted on Wed, 30 Sep 2015, 15:04

The seven Secretaries of the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions (BLG), of which the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is a member, issued a joint statement in advance of the UN Sustainable Development Summit which took place from 25-27 September at UN Headquarters in New York. The full text of the statement.

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The IPPC partners to preserve biodiversity

Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2012, 17:31

International Year of Biodiversity - logoIn 2002, the world's leaders agreed to achieve a significant reduction in the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010. The United Nations declared 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity, and this year has been marked by events to celebrate the value of biodiversity for our lives. Meanwhile, careful stock-taking has revealed a sobering picture: not only have the targets for 2010 not been achieved, in many cases the rate of biodiversity loss is a...

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