BirdLife International is a global Partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. BirdLife International is a global Partnership of national non-governmental organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. The Partnership operates in over one hundred countries and territories and is supported by over 10 million people.
[link http://www.birdlife.org/news/news/2010/01/biodiversity_year.html| Launching of the International Year of Biodiversity] or [link /iyb/doc/partners/iyb-uk-birdlife-article-en.pdf | PDF version]
The [link http://www.springalive.net/ | Spring Alive campaign] for Europe and Africa, aimed at children and teachers.
[link http://www.africa-climate-exchange.org/ | Visit the new website about climate change issues for Africa.]
[link http://www.birdlife.org/community/ | BirdLife’s new community highlights the International Day for Biodiversity]
22 May 2010, BirdLife launched a [link http://www.birdlife.org/news/news/2010/05/biodiversity-assessment.html | new report for the EU] (available in English and French).
Subject(s): Protected Areas / In-Situ Conservation; Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing; Migratory Species; Ecosystem Approach; Endangered Species; Research and Science; Scientific and Technical Cooperation
Environmental Integration in EC development cooperation
This project is a service provided by the European Commission to raise awareness and build capacities of staff to integrate the environmental dimension in EC development cooperation and into partner countries' sector policies and programmes
Subject(s): Forest Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Agricultural Biodiversity; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Chemicals and Pollution; Ecosystem Approach; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Biodiversity for Development; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Inland Waters Biodiversity
Katoomba Group - United Nations University
The Katoomba Group is an international network of individuals working to promote, and improve capacity related to, markets and payments for ecosystem services (PES). The Group serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas and strategic information about ecosystem service transactions and markets, as well as site for collaboration between practitioners on PES projects and programs. UNIFEM works to foster women's empowerment and gender equality throughout the world. UNIFEM has identified four strategic areas that are of critical concern for the achievement of gender equality and women's empowerment and which guide our work:
- Reducing feminized poverty
- Ending violence against women
- Reversing the spread of HIV/AIDS among women and girls
- Achieving gender equality in democratic governance in times of peace as well as war.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity; Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing; Biosafety and Biotechnology; Polar Biodiversity; Protected Areas / In-Situ Conservation; Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Ecosystem Approach; Library and Documentation; Governance, Law and Policy; Research and Science; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j); Business and Biodiversity; Cooperation and Partnerships; Gender and Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals
National Parks Board - Singapore
This sums up our vision and mandate. We conserve, create, sustain and enhance the green infrastructure of our Garden City.
Combining the visual delights and rich bio-diversity of our parks, gardens & nature reserves with thoughtfully-planned recreational activities, we facilitate your communion with Nature.
Subject(s): Communication, Education and Public Awareness
Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment
SCOPE projects develop state-of-the-art scientific reviews of key environmental issues. They are initiated by one or more Members (Member Countries and Scientific Unions) and submitted to the General Assembly and the Executive Committee for review and approval.
A Scientific Advisory Committee establishes the objectives and oversees the conduct of the project workplan.
The 3-cluster structure of the scientific programme (Managing Societal and Natural Resources, Ecosystem Processes and Biodiversity, Health and Environment) promotes cross-programme coordination and interaction.
Subject(s): Forest Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Health and Biodiversity
World Resources Institute
The mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.WRI is a center for policy research and analysis addressed to global resource and environmental issues.
Subject(s): Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Forest Biodiversity; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Cooperation and Partnerships; Governance, Law and Policy
World Wide Fund
WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world's biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
Subject(s): Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Clearing-House Mechanism; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity