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Meeting Document
#107133
2016-02-05

UNEP/CBD/BRC/WS/2016/1/INF/1

Study on Key Capacity-Building and Awareness-Raising Needs Regarding Cooperation among MEAs at the National Level

Meeting Document
#107132
2016-02-05

UNEP/CBD/BRC/WS/2016/1/1/ADD1

Annotations to the Provisional Agenda

Meeting Document
#107130
2016-02-05

Document

Template for Gathering Information on Success Stories Regarding Improvement of Conservation Status of Threatened Species In Each Country

Meeting Document
#107129
2016-02-05

Document

Questionnaire: Information and data on the status of Aichi Biodiversity Targets 11 and 12

Meeting Document
#107128
2016-02-05

UNEP/CBD/PAWS/2016/1/1

Provisional Agenda

Meeting Document
#107127
2016-02-05

UNEP/CBD/PAWS/2016/1/1/ADD1

Annotations to the Provisional Agenda

News Headlines
#107110
2016-02-05

Plastic debris crossing the Pacific can transport more species with the help of barnacles

The smooth surfaces of much of the plastic waste rapidly increasing in the ocean appear to provide poor habitat for animals -- that is, until barnacles step in.

News Headlines
#107111
2016-02-05

Forests not equal when it comes to climate

Two studies show how different tree species affect both carbon storage and local temperatures.

News Headlines
#107112
2016-02-05

Norway pledges $50m to fund Indonesia’s peat restoration

The government of Norway announced on Wednesday it would continue its environmental funding partnership with Indonesia, offering $50 million to support the archipelago’s newly created Peat Restoration Agency.

News Headlines
#107114
2016-02-05

How climate change can affect our pets

Climate change doesn’t just affect habitats for wildlife. It’s also affecting cats and dogs.

News Headlines
#107116
2016-02-05

European Parliament opposes import of three herbicide-resistant GM crops

The three GM soybeans are engineered to tolerate spraying with glyphosate or a combination of glyphosate and other herbicides.

News Headlines
#107117
2016-02-05

Diverse migration helps birds cope with environmental change

Migratory birds that are ‘set in their ways’ could be more vulnerable to environmental impacts – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

News Headlines
#107118
2016-02-05

Europe’s shift to dark green forests stokes global warming: study

OSLO – An expansion of Europe’s forests toward dark green conifers has stoked global warming, according to a study on Thursday at odds with a widespread view that planting more trees helps human efforts to slow rising temperatures.

News Headlines
#107122
2016-02-05

The implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in Germany

On 12 October 2014, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from Their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (“Nagoya Protocol”) entered into force.

News Headlines
#107123
2016-02-05

Why climate change is really, really unfair

With his 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si,” Pope Frances went further than perhaps anyone has before to reframe the entire debate around climate change by focusing on the world’s poor and the duty to protect them from environmental harms that they did not cause themselves.

News Headlines
#107124
2016-02-05

Climate science to be gutted as CSIRO swings jobs axe

Fears that some of Australia's most important climate research institutions will be gutted under a Turnbull government have been realised with deep job cuts for scientists.

Meeting Document
#107109
2016-02-04

Document

UNEP-FAO-DESA-BRS (2011) Synergies Success Stories: Enhancing Cooperation and Coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

Meeting Document
#107108
2016-02-04

Document

Erho, N (2009). Possibilities of enhancing co-operation and co-ordination among MEAs in the biodiversity cluster. Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, Denmark

Focal Point
#6841

Pakistan

Mr. Aftab Ahmad Maneka

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP
maneka25@yahoo.com
Meeting Document
#107106
2016-02-04

UNEP/CBD/BS/CC/13/4

Review of General Issues of Compliance Based on the Analysis of Information Contained in the Third National Reports

News Headlines
#107095
2016-02-04

Paris climate deal could 'displace millions of forest dwellers'

The Paris climate agreement could make millions of forest dwellers homeless, according to a new analysis.

News Headlines
#107097
2016-02-04

Mystery of deep-sea 'purple sock' solved

The mystery of a deep-sea creature that resembles a discarded purple sock has been solved, scientists report.

News Headlines
#107098
2016-02-04

Two new jewel-eyed tree frog species discovered in Taiwan, display strange reproductive behavior

In the island country of Taiwan, researchers have identified two new species of tree frogs with jewel-colored eyes.

News Headlines
#107099
2016-02-04

Small-scale Fishing Is About Much More than Just Subsistence in Chile

ALGARROBO, Chile, Feb 3 2016 (IPS) - “Fishing isn’t just for making a living, it’s also enjoyable,” said Pedro Pascual, a 70-year-old fisherman who has been taking his small boat out to sea off Chile’s Pacific coast in the early hours of the morning almost every day for the past 50 years, to sup ...

News Headlines
#107100
2016-02-04

Report: Climate Change Threatens Food Fish in Northeast

Fish and shellfish that humans rely on for food and that are important to the economy are on a list of Northeastern marine species considered most vulnerable to climate change, a federal government report released Wednesday and published by the journal PLOS ONE said.

News Headlines
#107101
2016-02-04

Gender sensitivity could aid climate change projects

[NAIROBI] Men and women living in slums face different climate change impacts which, if overlooked, could further widen gender gaps in participatory development, says the preliminary findings of a continuing study.

News Headlines
#107102
2016-02-04

Will climate change make the koalas' diet inedible?

The koala could soon be even more endangered than at present, if it turns out that climate change alters the nutritional value of the only food it can eat—Eucalypt leaves

News Headlines
#107103
2016-02-04

Failure to ban toxic ammunition putting bird lives at risk

Birds in Europe will continue to be put at risk from lead poisoning, as the European Commission today announces it will continue allowing the chemical's use in ammunition.

News Headlines
#107104
2016-02-04

India may decide on GM food as China makes big leap with Syngenta buy

Officials may decide on Friday whether to allow what could be India's first genetically modified (GM) food crop, mustard, spurred by food security concerns and as China makes a big bet on the technology with a $43 billion bid for seed firm Syngenta.

News Headlines
#107105
2016-02-04

Black tarantula named after Johnny Cash

A new species of black tarantula that lives near Folsom Prison, California, has been named after Johnny Cash.

Meeting Document
#107092
2016-02-03

UNEP/CBD/BS/DI/WS/2016/1/1

Provisional Agenda

News Headlines
#107079
2016-02-03

Four new algae species discovered in Hawaii's deep waters

Scientists have announced the discovery of four new species of deep-water algae in Hawaii's Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. The new species were collected between 200-400 feet, depths not typically known for marine algae.

News Headlines
#107080
2016-02-03

Conservation plans that sacrifice people could fail

The UN climate agreement signed off in Paris, France, in December 2015 intensified the global push to protect forests as ‘carbon sinks’ that can reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

News Headlines
#107081
2016-02-03

Primate-Watching: In the Year of the Monkey, let’s build a Conservation Movement

Russ Mittermeier, long-time Chair of the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group and Executive Vice-Chair of Conservation International is using the "Year of the Monkey" to highlight the concept of primate-watching based on a bird-watching model.

News Headlines
#107082
2016-02-03

New deforestation hotspot threatens southern Peru’s tremendous biodiversity

The lower Las Piedras River, in the far west Amazon rainforest of the Madre de Dios region of southern Peru, is an incredibly biodiverse area — but it’s also the site of an increasing amount of deforestation.

News Headlines
#107083
2016-02-03

Scientists warn of last chance to rid Madagascar of invasive toxic toad

New report says there is a ‘diminishing window of opportunity’ to completely eradicate the Asian toad, which poses a threat to biodiversity, human health and the economy

News Headlines
#107084
2016-02-03

'Range of Zika vector will increase with climate change'

DW asks emerging pathogens expert Amy Vittor about the connection between Zika and climate change. Researchers are using dengue as a reference point, as little is known about the new virus linked to a birth defect.

News Headlines
#107085
2016-02-03

Vancouver wildlife biodiversity strategy approved by park board

The Vancouver Park Board has voted unanimously in favour of a biodiversity strategy that will see 25 hectares of "natural area" in the city restored or enhanced by 2020.

News Headlines
#107086
2016-02-03

The hidden environmental factors behind the spread of Zika and other devastating diseases

The alarming spread of the Zika virus — caused in major part by the infamous Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can also carry dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya virus — is looking more and more like a public health catastrophe.

News Headlines
#107087
2016-02-03

Running dry

Feb 3, 2016- Yesterday, on the occasion of the World Wetlands Day (WWD), the nine-lake cluster of the Pokhara Valley—Phewa, Begnas, Rupa, Dipang, Gunde, Madi, Neurani, Kamal and Khaste—were formally listed on the acclaimed Ramsar Sites. February 2 marks the date of the adoption of the Convention ...

News Headlines
#107088
2016-02-03

The Great Bear Rainforest, B.C.’s new, giant protected area is a truce between loggers, greens

Twenty years ago, the Great Bear Rainforest was a marketing term used by environmental activists to refer to a massive slice of the British Columbian coast destined for the lumber mill.

News Headlines
#107089
2016-02-03

First orangutan murder seen as pair team up to kill female

It was a deadly rumble in the jungle. A female orangutan was attacked and killed by another female and a male – the first time lethal aggression has been seen in the species.

Meeting Document
#107078
2016-02-02

Document

UNEP-WCMC (2015). Mapping Multilateral Environmental Agreements to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge

News Headlines
#107066
2016-02-02

Black rats rainforest invasion 'speeded by deforestation'

Cutting down trees in rainforests facilitates the spread of invasive black rats, a study suggests.

News Headlines
#107060
2016-02-02

Lab-bred corals reproduce in the wild, a first

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Rising ocean temperatures are a significant threat to coral. Perhaps second only to phytoplankton, healthy coral communities are one of the most vital components of marine biodiversity.

News Headlines
#107061
2016-02-02

Paris Agreement 'decisive turning point' on climate change, says new UN senior adviser

29 January 2016 – Less than two months after 196 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement, the global community is already seeing signs of it being a decisive turning point, according to a senior UN official dealing with climate is ...

News Headlines
#107062
2016-02-02

South England’s 2014 floods made more likely by climate change

Over the weekend Scotland was brought to its knees by storm Gertrude: the seventh named storm to hit the UK this winter and the third to be accompanied by a Met Office red “take action” warning. Now storm Henry is on the way.

News Headlines
#107063
2016-02-02

Black rats rainforest invasion 'speeded by deforestation'

Cutting down trees in rainforests facilitates the spread of invasive black rats, a study suggests.

News Headlines
#107064
2016-02-02

Tuatara: Chester Zoo celebrate breeding 'living fossil'

A reptile believed to have pre-dated most species of dinosaur has hatched at Chester Zoo for the first time

News Headlines
#107065
2016-02-02

Landmark deal to protect Canada Great Bear Rainforest

Indigenous tribes, timber firms and environmental groups in western Canada have welcomed a deal to protect one of the world's largest remaining tracts of temperate rainforest.

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