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Knowledge Base

The purpose of this knowledge base is to facilitate access to key CBD resources. This initial version has been created thanks to the support of Spain and is undergoing further development.
Meeting Document
#109356
2016-07-29

UNEP/CBD/BS/COP-MOP/8/1

COP - MOP 8 Provisional Agenda

Meeting Document
#109355
2016-07-29

UNEP/CBD/BS/COP-MOP/8/1/Add.1

COP - MOP 8 Annotations to the Provisional Agenda

Meeting Document
#109353
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13): Item 14, Article 8(j) and related provisions

Meeting Document
#109354
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13)

Meeting Document
#109352
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Second meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing (COP/MOP 2)

Meeting Document
#109351
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13): Item 14, Article 8(j) and related provisions

Meeting Document
#109350
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Second meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing (COP/MOP 2)

Meeting Document
#109349
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13): Item 14, Article 8(j) and related provisions

Focal Point
#6919

Ecuador
Focal Point
#6918

Turkey
Meeting Document
#109348
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Second meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing (COP/MOP 2)

Meeting Document
#109347
2016-07-29

Document

Briefing Note on matters to be addressed at the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13): Item 14, Article 8(j) and related provisions

Meeting Document
#109346
2016-07-29

UNEP/CBD/PREP-COP/2016/1/1

Provisional Agenda

Meeting Document
#109345
2016-07-29

UNEP/CBD/PREP-COP/2016/1/1/ADD/1

Annotated Provisional Agenda

Notification
#2523
2016-07-29
Action by
2016-08-31

Invitation to submit comments on the draft Action Plan for the Bio-Bridge Initiative 2017-2020

Reference: SCBD/IMS/RS/ET/lz/85883 (2016-097)
To: CBD, ABS, CPB, SBSTTA National Focal Points, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities and relevant organizations

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Meeting Document
#109344
2016-07-27

UNEP/CBD/CEPA-IAC/2016/1/1/ADD1/REV1

Annotations to the Provisional Agenda

News Headlines
#109330
2016-07-27

On first International Day, UNESCO calls for protection of mangrove ecosystems

26 July 2016 – Mangroves are rare and vital ecosystems that help to protect coastlines and mitigate the effects of climate change, but their survival is being jeopardized, the United Nations cultural agency said today, calling for greater preservation efforts as the international community marks ...

News Headlines
#109331
2016-07-27

Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record amid Middle East heatwave – UN

26 July 2016 – The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether a 54 degrees Celsius temperature recently recorded in Kuwait, has set the new highest temperature for Asia, as well as for the entire Eastern hemisphere.

News Headlines
#109332
2016-07-27

Increasing ocean acidity could impact fish spawning

A new study suggests that the increasing acidification of the oceans is likely to interfere with the ability of fish to reproduce.

News Headlines
#109333
2016-07-27

Towards smarter crop plants to feed the world

Plant scientists have made an important advance in understanding the natural diversity of a key plant enzyme which could help us address the looming threat of global food security.

News Headlines
#109334
2016-07-27

Migratory birds are not a reservoir for highly pathogenic flu viruses, evidence suggests

The H5 avian influenza A virus that devastated North American poultry farms in 2014-15 was initially spread by migratory waterfowl, but evidence suggests such highly pathogenic flu viruses do not persist in wild birds.

News Headlines
#109335
2016-07-27

Effective monitoring to evaluate ecological restoration in the Gulf of Mexico

To improve and ensure the efficacy of restoration efforts in the Gulf of Mexico following Deepwater Horizon -- the largest oil spill in U.S. history -- a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends a set of best practices for monitoring and evaluating ...

News Headlines
#109336
2016-07-27

Diplomats told to study science and health

[MANCHESTER] Diplomats need better training in science and health to support international collaborations dealing with shared problems and increase the scientific capacity of developing countries, a UK summit has heard.

News Headlines
#109337
2016-07-27

Indonesia declares national park in top palm oil-producing province

A wildlife reserve and surrounding areas on Indonesia’s main western island of Sumatra were declared the country’s newest national park on Friday, part of the festivities for World Environment Day.

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