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

Publié on mer, 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 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 committee.

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

Publié on mer, 24 Aoû 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 surface is highly vulnerable to invasion, including substantial areas in developing economies and biodiversity hotspots. The dominant invasion vectors differ between high-income countries (imports, particularly of plants and pets) and low-income countries (air travel). Uniting ...

Tags: Invasive Alien SpeciesIASlivelihoodsBiodiversityinvasive speciesglobalizationnational capacityproactive invasion strategies
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Le Groupe de liaison sur la biodiversité publie une déclaration à l’occasion du Sommet de l’ONU sur le développement durable

Publié on mer, 30 Sep 2015, 15:04

Les sept secrétaires des conventions qui forment le Groupe de liaison sur la biodiversité, dont la Convention sur la protection des végétaux (CIPV), ont publié une déclaration conjointe en amont du Sommet des Nations Unies sur le développement durable qui s’est tenu du 25 au 27 septembre au Siège de l’ONU à New York.

Voir le texte complet de la déclaration.

Tags: Biodiversity
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The IPPC partners to preserve biodiversity

Publié on mer, 20 Oct 2010, 10:10

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 accelerating. It will not be possible to curb biodiversity losses without first addressing its root causes. The Global Biodiversity Outlook ...

Tags: PreserveBiodiversity
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