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Bioenergy and biodiversity

Organizer
Biofuelwatch in collaboration with EcoNexus, Global Forest Coalition, Friends of the Siberian Forest

Date and Time
12 October 2012 18:15 - 19:45

Meeting
Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

This event will present the most recent mounting evidence for harms to both terrestrial and marine (algae) ecosystems biodiversity resulting from escalating demands for bioenergy feedstocks. The policies and supports driving these will also be critiqued including assessment of the performance of sustainability "standards".