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View Resource Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation in the Tropics

Biodiversity Bulletin No 1, from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre is now online and is entitled "Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation in the Tropics,"by Michael Green and others. The bulletin provides an assessment of "the extent to which habitats in the tropics are protected and guidance on prioritising conservation action from global and national perspectives."
View Resource UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre

It is widely accepted that global biodiversity is at risk. While humans are often encouraged to think globally yet act locally, who's watching out for the bigger picture. The answer is in the form of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC), which is a function of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It is now noted as "the world's foremost intergovernmental environmental...
View Resource The CBD for Botanists

One of the two conventions signed at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) seeks to "conserve biological diversity, use biological resources sustainably -- to ensure that we do not use up our resources faster than they can recover, and share the benefits arising from the use of genetic resources fairly and equitably." This site, a link off of the...
View Resource New England Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology

The New England Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (NESCB) is composed of conservation researchers, students, and educators working to promote environmental planning and the conservation of species and habitats. The NESCB website contains an updated News page, and copies of the NESCB tri-annual online publication, _Conservation Perspectives_, from 1999 to the present. The site is...
View Resource Society for Conservation Biology

Founded in 1985, the "Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity." Online services provided by SCB include a great conservation jobs database; a bulletin board for conservation-related postings; listings for educational...
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