Biodiversity : Links

There are 59 documents in this section.

  • Wetlands International

    7 March 2001

    Wetlands International is the world's leading non-profit organisation concerned with the conservation of wetlands and wetland species. It website includes facts on wetlands, news and events, projects, information on specialist groups. Its website is also divided into three regions of concern: Africa, Europe and Middle East, Americas and Asia-Pacific.

  • Wildlife Conservation Society

    7 March 2001

    The WCS works to save wildlife and wild lands through its field projects throughout the world. The organisation has created a wonderful website containing a wealth of useful information including its, education and science sections, news service, regional surveys on wildlife conservation, sight and sound gallery, and an excellent site for kids.

  • World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Species

    7 March 2001

    WCMC provides definitive information on globally threatened animals and plants, including searchable databases of the IUCN Red Lists. It also has many research areas providing specialised species information, for example, its interactive databases for marine turtle nesting sites. Its website also includes information about the wildlife trade and a biodiversity assessment and information on its current projects and research.

  • IUCN Species Survival Commission

    7 March 2001

    The SSC is a network of some 7,000 volunteer members working worldwide, including wildlife researchers, wildlife veterinarians, zoo employees, marine biologists, wildlife park managers and species experts to promote species conservation around the world. Its website contains news, publications, links, IUCN Red Lists, information about its programmes and specialist groups.

  • BirdLife International

    6 March 2001

    BirdLife is a global partnership of conservation organisations with a special interest in the protection of birds. Its website includes information on projects, birds under threat, publications and books, news and current events.

  • People and Plants International

    6 March 2001

    WWF International, UNESCO and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew created the People and Plants Initiative in 1992. It carries out applied research projects, community workshops, exchanges and training courses with young ethnobotanists from developing countries who are interested in conservation and community development. It's website includes publications, working papers, the People and Plants Handbook and videos.

  • Center for Marine Conservation

    6 March 2001

    CMC is concerned with the protection of ocean environments and their marine life and fisheries conservation. Its website contains a library, a kids site, information about their expeditions, campaigns, links and much more.

  • CITES - Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

    6 March 2001

    The scale of over-exploitation for trade in wildlife aroused such concern for the survival of species that an international treaty was drawn up in 1973 known as CITES. This entered into force on 1 July 1975 and now has a membership of 152 countries. The CITES website contains information on its documents, programmes, databases and news.

  • Convention on Biological Diversity - SBSTTA

    6 March 2001

    The Convention on Biological Diversity came into force in December 1993, with the aim of conserving all life on earth. Its website includes the text of the convention and much information concerning it, bodies related to the convention and a biosafety protocol.

  • Conservation International

    6 March 2001

    Conservation International (CI), a field-based, non-profit organization, helps protect the Earth's biologically richest areas and the quality of life for people who live there. Its website includes information about their projects, news releases, publications a library, videos and a special service for science students called 'Investigate Biodiversity'.