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BirdLife's 5 Asks for COP10 CBD in Nagoya -...

Thu, 14/10/2010
Short video showing BirdLife's 5 policy asks for the COP-10 CBD meeting in Nagoya, Japan.

Marine and Coastal Biodiversity – Policy Briefing

Sat, 02/10/2010
The marine pelagic environment is the largest realm on Earth, constituting 99% of the biosphere volume. In addition to supplying more than 80% of the fish consumed by humans, pelagic ecosystems account for nearly half of the photosynthesis on Earth, directly or indirectly support almost all marine life and play a major role in the rate and extent of climate change.

Biofuels and biodiversity – Policy Briefing

Sat, 02/10/2010
BirdLife International welcomes the CBD’s consideration of the impacts of biofuels on biodiversity1. The draft COP-10 decisions refer to minimising the negative impacts of biofuel production on biodiversity and maximising the benefits.

BirdLife’s approach to working locally – Policy...

Sat, 02/10/2010
Whilst international conventions and national policy are important to address the problem of biodiversity loss, there also needs to be a local response, which empowers local people, recognises their rights and responsibilities and mobilises civil society at the local level.