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Resources

Relevant Publications

Technical Series No. 10 – Interlinkages between Biological Diversity and Climate Change - Advice on the integration of biodiversity considerations into the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol (2003)

Technical Series No. 25 - Guidance for Promoting Synergy among Activities Addressing Biological Diversity, Desertification, Land Degradation and Climate Change (2006)

Technical Series No. 41 - Connecting Biodiversity and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change (2009)

The Key Messages of the Report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change are available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Japanese.

Technical Series No. 42 - Review of the Literature on the Links between Biodiversity and Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation (2009)

Technical Series No. 43 - Forest Resilience, Biodiversity, and Climate Change. A synthesis of the biodiversity/resilience/stability relationship in forest ecosystems (2009)

Technical Series No. 45 - Scientific Synthesis of the Impacts of Ocean Fertilization on Marine Biodiversity (2009)

Technical Series No. 46 - Scientific Synthesis of the Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine Biodiversity (2009)

Technical Series No. 66 - Geoengineering in Relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity: Technical and Regulatory Matters (2012)

Rio Conventions Joint Publications

The Rio Conventions - Action on Adaptation

The Rio Conventions - Action on Forests

The Rio Conventions - Action on Gender

Databases

The Climate Change Adaptation Database gathers information and tools for the integration of biodiversity within adaptation planning from a number of relevant partners. Its purpose is to support Parties as they continue to integrate climate change impacts and response activities through their implementation of the CBD.

The UNFCCC Local Coping Strategies Database section on natural resource management

Other Key Publications

Natural Solutions - protected areas, helping people to cope with climate change

Convenient Solutions to an Inconvenient Truth: Ecosystem-based Approaches to Climate Change. Report by the World Bank discussing the role of ecosystem-based adaptation in development.

Bern Convention: Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate change

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme