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#1091
SBSTTA 12

Peatlands, Biodiversity, Biofuel and climate change

Side event to review the results of the global assessment on peatlands biodiversity and climate change as well as review in depth the emerging issues of extensive peatland degradation for cultivation for palm oil and other biofuels

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#1152
SBSTTA 13

Terminator 2.0 - A New Generation of GURTs

Despite the fact that Parties re-affirmed and strengthened the CBD’s de facto moratorium on GURTs in 2006, public and private sector researchers are expanding and refining research on a new generation of “suicide seed” technologies. Current research is being undertaken for the purpose of biologi ...

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#1156
WG ABS 6

WATCHING THE ENVIRONMENT

SEMINAR ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE MIDDLE EAST .

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#1161
SBSTTA 13

Forest Ecosystem Services Trading: A Market Solution to Conserve Biodiversity and Stabilize Climate

Tropical forests canopies sustain 40% of all life on earth and all subsequent ecosystem services are a function of interactions between this life, the soil and the atmosphere. 1.9-3.0 billion metric tonnes of carbon is released per year from deforestation. Conserving tropical forests offers th ...

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#1172
SBSTTA 13

Cooperation on transboundary rivers & water bodies

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses – how it works and why CBD Parties should ratify

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#1268
SBSTTA 13

Participatory Approaches in Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use

The need to have farmers at the center of agricultural biodiversity conservation along side other stakeholders should be factores in the work programme. Support for farmers movements and civil society organizations, not just the formal institutions in realizing the program of work should be set ...

Side Event
#1283
COP 9

Arguments for Protection Reports

The launch of a number of publications regarding the benefits of establishing protected areas.

Side Event
#1331
COP 9

Looking ahead to COP-10 for the Programme of Work on Protected Areas: WHat's working, what's not, and how we can improve it.

COP8 called for regional workshops to strengthen knowledge sharing and capacity for implementing the Programme of Work on Protected Areas. In response, a series of 9 regional workshops involving over 450 protected area practitioners were delivered in 2007-8. It is clear that a more comprehensive ...

Side Event
#159
COP 7
Side Event
#166
COP 7
Side Event
#167
WG8J 3

Kaska Traditional Knowledge Network

The Kaska Dena Nation, in partnership with the ICT Development Group, is developing an integrated web-based information network to manage and share traditional knowledge among various Kaska communities in northern British Columbia and the Yukon. Through this initiative, the Kaska will benefit fr ...

Side Event
#168
COP 7
Side Event
#173
COP 7
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#175
COP 7
Side Event
#181
COP 7
Side Event
#183
COP 7
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#185
COP 7
Side Event
#209
COP 7

The captain Hook Awards for Biopiracy

This is an annual award ceremony hosted by a coalition of international NGO's to recognise both those who are taking action to prevent the theft of genetic ajnd natural resources and those who are the worst offenders. Would require a large room or hall/ga thering place.l

Side Event
#210
COP 7

Update on Transgenic contamination of Mexican Maize - Campesino Responses.

This meeting will report on the current situation of transgenic contamination of mexican native maize varieties and the measures being adopted by indiginous communities to prevent and resist further contamination.

Side Event
#211
COP 7

Nanobiotechnology in agriculture and new biosafety risks.

This meeting will examine the application of nanoscale technologies, particularly nanoparticles and nanobiotechnology to agriculture and the environment and highlight the new risks to biodiversity and livelihoods these technologies raise.

Side Event
#218
COP 7

Operationalising the ecosystem approach: Lessons from integrated natural resource management

Client Organizer: B. Campbell (CIFOR) Main Speaker: Jeff Sayer (WWF), Richard Thomas (ICARDA)

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#229
COP 7
Side Event
#239
COP 7

Indigenous Peoples, Biodiversity and Tourism

This is one of the five (5) workshops being organised by the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) which has an Advisory Status to COP.

Side Event
#240
COP 7

Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas

This is one of the five (5) workshops being organised by the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) which has an Advisory Status to the COP.

Side Event
#242
COP 7

Access to Genetic Resources and FPIC

This is one of the five (5) workshops being organised by the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) which has an Advisory Status to the COP.

Side Event
#245
COP 7

TOURISM AND BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

Preparatory Event to the Dialogue on Tourism, Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development to be celebrated during the Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004.

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#277
COP 7
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#300
COP 7

Energy and Biodiversity Initiative

The Energy and Biodiversity Initiative (EBI) is a consortium of 9 conservation organizations and companies (BP, ChevronTexaco, Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International, Shell, Smithsonian Institution, Statoil, The Nature Conservancy, and IUCN - The World Conservation Union). We h ...

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#301
SBSTTA 9
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#312
COP 7
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