Addressing Adverse Impacts of Human Activities on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Including Coral Bleaching, Ocean Acidification, Fisheries and Underwater Noise
Marine Biodiversity: Marine Spatial Planning and Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Environmental Assessments in Marine and Coastal Areas
Marine and Coastal Biodiversity: Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Environmental Assessments in Marine and Coastal Areas
Advice on the Application of Relevant REDD+ Safeguards for Biodiversity, and on Possible Indicators and Potential Mechanisms to Assess Impacts of REDD+ Measures on Biodiversity
Scientific Synthesis on the Impacts of Underwater Noise on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity and Habitats
Report of the Expert Meeting to Develop a Series of Joint Expert Review Processes to Monitor and Assess the Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Synthesis Document on the Impacts of Marine Debris on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Background on the Development of Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAS) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (Seas) in Marine and Coastal Areas
Submissions from Parties on REDD+ Safeguards and Assessment of Impacts on Biodiversity
Impacts of Climate-Related Geoengineering on Biological Diversity
Impacts of Climate-Related Geoengineering on Biodiversity: Views and Experiences of Indigenous and Local Communities And Stakeholders
12 - 13 November 2003, Québec, Canada
15 - 22 June 2002, The Hague, Netherlands (Kingdom of the)
17 - 20 June 2003, Marrakech, Morocco
24 - 30 April 2004, Vancouver, Canada
3 - 4 April 2023, Parma, Italy
17 - 20 June 2019, Trondhein, Norway
25 - 29 July 2016, Mexico City, Mexico
20 - 25 September 2004, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Indicators and environmental impact assessment<br>Designing national level monitoring programmes and indicators <br>(UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/7/12)
Appraisal of the SBSTTA Review of Assessments of Biological Diversity and Advice on Methodologies for Future Assessments<br>(UNEP/CBD/COP/3/13/)
Methods of rapid assessments
Environmental scientist and managing director of CL Environmental Consultants, Dr Carlton Campbell has disclosed that coral reefs in the western end of the island are currently in a bad state. The disclosure was made during the question-and-answer session of an environmental impact assessment (E ...
18 - 19 May 2005, Giessen, Germany
Further development of guidelines for incorporating biodiversity-related issues into environmental impact assessment legislation and/or processes and in strategic environmental assessment
6 May 2019 – The world needs transformative change if life on Earth is to be safeguarded and people are to continue to receive the services and benefits that nature provides, according to a new report from an international team of leading researchers.
Presentation of the results of recent and on-going work that has examined the projected impacts of climate change on the distribution of birds and other biodiversity throughout Africa and Asia, and the resilience of the network of Important Bird Areas across the two regions. An Adaptive Manageme ...
This side-event will present findings of the Synthesis Document on the Impacts of Marine Debris on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/16/INF/15), and initiate a discussion on marine debris by focusing on a number of issues related to marine debris impacts on biodiversity, including ...
Montreal, 15 August 2002 – In an informal ceremony held today, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Hamdallah Zedan, and the President of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), Peter Leonard, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to integrate ...
Reference: SCBD/OES/DC/RH/KM/85598 (2017-038)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and relevant organizations
24 - 27 January 2006, Leipzig, Germany
26 - 30 September 2005, Prague, Czechia
Reference: SCBD/STTM/RH/59184 (2007-083)
To: All CBD Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points and relevant organizations
In recommendation XII/3 the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) requested the Executive Secretary inter alia to collect from Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations information required to undertake a detailed assessment of the use and impact ...English Spanish French
The session will address UNEP-DTIE-IETC's efforts on the Iraqi Marshlands since 2004 to present. UNEP-DTIE-IETC has been working on the restoration of the Iraqi Marshlands since 2004, taking the ecosystem management approaches and community-based approach during the post-conflict period. UNEP-U ...
The extraction and production of materials contribute to 23% of global greenhouse gases and 90% of global biodiversity loss according to a report published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
6 - 7 October 2005, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Scientific assessments: development of methodologies and identification of pilot studies
Reference: SCBD/ OES/DC/RH/KM/87325 (2018-046)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities organizations, United Nations organizations, nongovernmental organizations, intergovernmental organizations, business organizations, and educational organizations
27 February - 1 March 2024, Montreal, Canada
9 - 13 February 2023, Paris, France
19 - 21 September 2002, Vienna, Austria
Drawing example from India, the side event will present how Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) can be applied as a tool for integrated and inclusive planning and development of coastal and marine protected areas (PAs) and delineating and managing eco-sensitive zones(ESZ) around PAs for ...
At the side event innovative planning tools (Strategic Environmental Planning and Biodiversity Impact Assessment) will be presented. The event shall form the official kick-off for a capacity building initiative by GIZ in cooperation with the German Federation for Nature.
COP 10’s request for SBSTTA to provide guidance and clarity on synthetic biology’s impact on biodiversity provides a unique opportunity to assess the risks of this emerging technology before many of the potential harms are actualized. From the creation of novel invasive species, synthetic geneti ...
An information and discussion session about the world's most altered biome and the earth's most endangered ecosystem - temperate grasslands. The event will further discuss the Temperate Grasslands Conservation Initiative (TGCI) and the work TGCI is doing to protect temperate grasslands across ...
Marine and Coastal Biodiversity: Revised Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Environmental Assessments in Marine and Coastal Areas
Item 8.2 of the Provisional Agenda <br> Appraisal of the SBSTTA Review of Assessments of Biological Diversity and Advice on Methodologies for Future Assessments