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International Information on the Environment

Index

A-C
Acidification
Agriculture
Air Quality
Animals
Atmosphere
Biodiversity
Biosphere
Chemicals
Children
Climate
Coasts
Compliance
Conflict
Conservation


D-F
Dams
Desertification
Disasters
Earth Sciences
Economics
Ecosystems
Energy
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Policy
Ethics
Fisheries
Food
Forests

G-J
Globalization
Hazardous Waste
Health
Human Settlements
Indigenous Peoples
Islands

K-P
Labor
Lakes
Law
Manufacturing
Marine Environment
Minerals
Noise Pollution
Nuclear Waste
Oceans & Seas
Pesticides
Plants
Pollution

R-Z
Rivers
Sanitation
Solar Energy
Statistics
Sustainable Development
Trade
Treaties and Conventions
Urban Planning
Waste Minimization
Water
Wildlife
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Multiple Topic Sites
Dictionaries & Encyclopedia
News & E-Journals
Environmental Libraries

Biodiversity

Convention on Biodiversity The CBD objectives are "the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its components and the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources." The site includes the Clearinghouse on Biodiversity, a roster of experts located in different countries, research reports, news, meetings, and events.

Ecology and Biodiversity Virtual Library - Reviews Internet information sources pertaining to ecology and biodiversity based on educational value. Subjects include many varieties of endangered species, habitats, international treaties, and U.S. legislation.

European Environment Agency, Biodiversity reports

Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN) - IABIN grew out of the initial efforts of Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and the United States to develop national biological information infrastructures and establish agreements to exchange biodiversity information across national borders. Its objective is to promote compatible means of collection, communication, and exchange of biodiversity information relevant to decision-making and education.

Inter-American Geospatial Data Network - Advances in remote sensing  make possible powerful joint analyses of biophysical and socioeconomic data. IGDN brings holders of geospatial data online to provide the ability to automatically search for and retrieve a greater variety of data sets in digital form over the World Wide Web. 

OECD on biodiversity - The OECD uses economic incentives to encourage countries to preserve biodiversity. See case studies.

Species 2000 - Its objective is to enumerate all known species of plants, animals, fungi and microbes on Earth as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity.

World Bank publications on biodiversity In addition to Bank reports, this site also provides a few external publications on the topic.

UN Global Environment Facility, Biodiversity Planning Support Programme Provides assistance to countries developing national biodiversity programs.

UN Global Environment Facility, Biodiversity Operations by region - Provides a synopsis of GEF activities in countries within a region.

WRI Biodiversity Data - Statistics on governmental response to threats to biodiversity and provide basic data on each country's natural endowment in biological resources in terms of selected species groups

 

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