News COP10

Indicators – Policy Briefing

Sat, 02/10/2010 - 14:00

The world’s biodiversity is being lost faster than ever. As we destroy it, we lose its capacity to deliver ecosystem services such as crop pollination, freshwater provision and climate regulation upon which we all depend.

Biofuels and biodiversity – Policy Briefing

Sat, 02/10/2010 - 13:00

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.

Biodiversity for Development – Policy Briefing

Sat, 02/10/2010 - 12:00

Biodiversity provides the critical ‘ecosystem services’ on which development depends, including air and water purification, soil conservation, disease control and reduced vulnerability to natural disasters such as floods, droughts, storms and landslides.

BirdLife’s approach to working locally – Policy Briefing

Sat, 02/10/2010 - 11:00

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.

Empowering people to identify, conserve and monitor areas of importance for biodiversity

Sat, 02/10/2010 - 08:27

COP-10 Side Event where the BirdLife International Partnership will present a global inventory of over 10,000 terrestrial Important Bird Areas (IBAs) as well as showcase working with local communities across the globe to identify, document, monitor and conserve IBAs.

Worldwide

Meeting the 2020 biodiversity targets: action and monitoring based on birds - booklet

Fri, 01/10/2010 - 12:00

Examples provided for 12 of the CBD targets of how birds can help to focus actions to meet these targets, and how data from birds can help to monitor success. Report available in FRENCH, SPANISH and ENGLISH.

Partners for Sustainability - report

Fri, 01/10/2010 - 10:00

Partners for Sustainability– What BirdLife is doing for People and the Planet, highlights BirdLife’s work around the world which combines biodiversity conservation...

Marine Important Bird Areas - booklet

Fri, 01/10/2010 - 09:00

BirdLife International’s Important Bird Area (IBA) programme has, for more than 25 years, been successful at setting priorities and focusing actions for...

Biodiversity conservation and local communities - report

Fri, 01/10/2010 - 08:00

BirdLife's report about Biodiversity conservation and local communities. To download your copy , please click a link below: English - Biodiversity conservation...

Full list of BirdLife COP-10 Products and Policy Briefs

Fri, 01/10/2010 - 00:00

Full list of BirdLife Products and Policy Briefs for COP-10 in Nagoya, Japan.