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Aviornis International Netherlands

www.aviornis.nl/over-aviornis/english
AVIORNIS INTERNATIONAL brings together devoted breeders of non-passerine birds. It is one of the most important organisations in Europe in its field with around 8.000 members in 6 European countries. Approximately 625 bird species are successfully kept by our members.
The objectives of Aviornis International are:
  • To support and co-operate with other organisations on scientific programs to preserve bird species that have become nearly extinct.
  • To stimulate (inter)national exchange of young birds in order to keep genetically healthy stocks of each species.
  • To help our members with advice and information on the husbandry and breeding management of the wide diversity of bird species.
  • To contribute, together with other international organisations, to scientific programs, aimed at the re-introduction of bird species that have become (locally) extinct due to natural catastrophes or other reasons.
Subject(s): United Nations Decade on Biodiversity - 2011-2020

Biodiversity Quickscan (VBDO and CREM)

www.vbdo.nl
Dutch organization of investors for sustainable development. Developed a tool that uses a number of steps to quickly measure the biodiversity impact of a company in order to gather information to inform a dialogue with the companies. Developed for the financial and food sectors.
Subject(s): Business and Biodiversity

Corpus Acrobatics

www.corpus-acrobatics.nl
Corpus Acrobatics is a well established acrobatic theatre company based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, that has been staging spectacular acrobatic shows all over the world for more than fifteen years on various prestigious festivals and theatres such as; World Expo in Lisbon (Portugal), Sensation (Australia) and the Festival de Cannes (France).

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

www.eaza.net
The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria is the largest zoo and aquarium association in the world, with 326 members in 36 countries. It provides membership services and leadership to those zoos and aquaria, promoting the association mission aims of conservation, education and research. EAZA members receive 140 million visitors a year. Since the year 2000 EAZA has coordinated European-wide conservation campaigns on a range of topics including the plight of apes, tigers, rhinos, and chelonians. It has also focused on the complexities of European carnivores and their existence in a crowded continent. Additionally the geographic areas of the Atlantic Coastal Forest in Brazil and Madagascar have been dedicated campaigns. To date more than 4 million Euro has been raised via the campaigns for in situ conservation of biodiversity. In addition EAZA coordinates 342 ex situ conservation breeding programmes. EAZA members formally teach more than 5 million European children a year about biodiversity.
Subject(s): United Nations Decade on Biodiversity - 2011-2020

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

www.eaza.net
EAZA’s mission is to facilitate cooperation within the European zoo and aquarium community towards the goals of education, research and conservation.

  Our conservation activities and those of our members are underscored by our shared commitment to the preservation of biodiversity. We work closely with many other agencies, including WAZA and IUCN, to ensure that we can leverage the expertise and resources of our community towards achieving the furtherance of wildlife conservation, through internationally coordinated breeding programmes of wild animals and in situ conservation.
Subject(s): Ex-Situ Conservation

Firenze Film

www.firenzefilm.com/index.html
The realization of a feature film is an art and a fascinating creative process. Meanwhile a film is a great opportunity to set out a message over a period of several years. Firenze Film BV focuses exclusively on the development and production of English spoken feature films and television productions for a wide international audience. This is preferably based on original scripts, in cooperation with reliable national and international partners, and a maximum participation of local creative industries. For ‘Where the road runs out’ there is a partnership with the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program (Equatorial Guinea), Cocoa Abrabopa, Original Beans and SOS Children’s Villages. Release is expected in Spring, 2013.
Subject(s): United Nations Decade on Biodiversity - 2011-2020

Green Fudge/Environmental blog

www.greenfudge.org
GreenFudge.org is a non-profit, privately funded organization, which aims to present the latest and most accurate information on global environmental issues. The website’s objective is to stimulate discussions regarding issues that affect everyone. It is a place where people from all over the world, all genders, origins, and orientations, from all levels of society can let their voice be heard on matters that impact the world we live in. /Greenfudge.be streeft ernaar de meest recente en correcte informatie over wereldwijde milieuproblemen beschikbaar te maken voor een zo groot mogelijk publiek. Het doel van de website is het stimuleren van discussies over onderwerpen die iedereen aangaan. Het is een plek waar mensen van over de hele wereld, alle geslachten, rassen en geaardheden, uit alle lagen van de samenleving hun stem kunnen laten horen.

Happy Stones

www.stapelmuur.webklik.nl
The mission of the non-profit organization Happy Stones, is to preserve the ancient craft of dry stone walling, to raise awareness of the importance to preserve, and to rebuild these walls. Dry stone walls form a microclimate for more than 200 species, from whom many on the red list for endangered species. They offer a huge biodiversity function, but many walls are vanished. A group of volunteers (included a Swiss specialist) started a website, as a basis to work from. With training courses for youngsters and adults, presence on fairs, and starting on microscale building walls, Happy Stones is raising consciousness and awereness that we still can restore the damage done.

Harteman Wildfowl

www.harteman.nl
Harteman Wildfowl is an online source of information since 1998, celebrating aviculture and bird conservation. The new website (since 2012) includes photo-pages, multimedia and social media applications to propagate the world of bird conservation, both in-situ and ex-situ.
Subject(s): United Nations Decade on Biodiversity - 2011-2020

Leaders for Nature

www.leadersfornature.nl/home.html
Leaders for Nature is an international learning and action-oriented network for the current and future business leaders of over 20 companies. Leaders for Nature focuses on three general sustainability themes: ecosystems, increasing the sustainability of businesses, and leadership. It also addresses other specific themes, like climate change, energy use, and the green economy.
Subject(s): Business and Biodiversity

Ministry of Development Cooperation - Netherlands

www.minbuza.nl/en/themes
In countries receiving aid, the embassies play an important part in organising and carrying out development activities. They help formulate a general approach, which is further worked out in multiyear regional or country policy plans. And they provide a channel for the Dutch and host country governments to talk about the whole range of development issues.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Gender and Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Cooperation and Partnerships; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Health and Biodiversity

Slootweg en van Schooten

www.sevs.nl/ENGELS/start.htm
SevS is active in development of conceptual approaches in the fields of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Impact Assessment, Biodiversity, Communication and Public Participation, Sustainable Tourism, Wetlands, Water and Coastal management.
Subject(s): Health and Biodiversity; Exchange of Information; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Tourism and Biodiversity; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity

Stichting Indigenous Movement

www.indigenous-movement.org/index.html
By participating in events and spreading the word, our organization intends to inform people about the richness of endangered cultures. Our goal is to create an environment where people are aware of the current issues and involve them so we can look for solutions together. Ultimately, trough arts, entertainment, workshops we hope to give Indigenous Peoples and Biodiversity a way into future generations. Feel free to contact us or have a look at our website.
Subject(s): United Nations Decade on Biodiversity - 2011-2020

Taskforce Biodiversity (Taskforce Biodiversiteit en Natuurlijke hulpbronnen)

www.taskforcebiodiversiteit.nl/en
Aims to identify specific, operationally focused questions that relate to the effects of sound generated by the offshore E & P industry on marine life, and promote a research programme that will test scientific hypotheses and produce the data needed to address this issue.
Subject(s): Business and Biodiversity
 

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