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#2776
COP 11
2012-10-18

The challenge to produce more food & energy with less pollution: Towards a Global Nitrogen Assessment.

Reactive nitrogen is needed to feed the world, but pollutes the world’s air, land and water, threatening biodiversity and contributing to climate change. With projected increases in human population and standard of living, this makes for a major global challenge to produce more food and energy, ...

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#2919
COP 11
2012-10-11

CAN GORILLAS SAVE THE EARTH? GREAT APES AS INDICATORS OF BIODIVERSITY HEALTH AND HUMAN WELL-BEING IN CENTRAL AFRICA’S RAINFORESTS

The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) is the unique alliance of member nations, UN agencies, research institutions, conservation organizations and private supporters that works to conserve great apes in Africa and Asia. By focusing on gorilla conservation in Cameroon, Cong and DR Congo, G ...

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#2445
SBSTTA 16
2012-05-03

Biodiversity, traditional knowledge and community health

The event will bring together perspectives of people working to promote biological resource use to improve nutritional and health security at the level of rural communities, using resources and capabilities at the local context in order to achieve broader development and conservation goals.

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#2453
SBSTTA 16
2012-05-02

Naturally Healthy Children: mutual benefits for children and biodiversity from children’s contact with nature

There is increasing evidence showing that children in contact with nature are more focused and disciplined, that their sensitivity, reasoning and observational skills are sharper and their imagination is more stimulated. On the contrary, in the absence of regular contact with nature, optimal dev ...

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#2487
SBSTTA 16
2012-05-01

Biodiversity and Health: Linkages and Benefits

Biodiversity and health have inextricable links, with biodiversity offering critical health-supporting ecosystem services, and public health arguments increasingly acknowledged as an opportunity for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Emerging infectious diseases presents an ex ...

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#2223
COP 10
2010-10-25

Health, Biodiversity and Traditional knowledge: Strengthening linkages

The side event will focus on mechanisms to advance self reliance in health and nutritional security at a local community level. Case studies will be used to demonstrate how available biological resources and specific knowledge within communities can be utilized for this purpose, through a proce ...

Side Event
#2145
COP 10
2010-10-21

Wetlands and Urbanisation

This side event will illustrate the linkages between the issues of urbanization, inland waters, biodiversity, public health and resilience to climate change. This side event will be organised by Wetlands International with the involvement of the secretariats of the Ramsar Convention, CBD and the ...

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