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[28/May/2010] WASHINGTON, May 28 (Saba)- The Agro-biodiversity and Climate Adaptation project will be implemented in Yemen with over US$5.0 million extending over four years, including a US$4.0 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), which will be administered by the World Bank…
With the collaboration of Yemen as Chair of the Group of 77 and China, and the Executive Secretary of the G-77 in New York, the SCBD organized the First South-South Cooperation Forum on Biodiversity for Development, held on 17 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, at the margins of the tenth meeting of the…
Mr. ABDULLAH ALSAIDI, Chair of the group of 77 and China, and the host country opened the side event on 22 October 2010, at the margins of COP 10 in Nagoya, Japan, side events hold on the “Multi-Year Plan of Action for South-South Cooperation on Biodiversity for Development”. This event co-organized…
Grouper moon fish. Photo by Jim Hellem
The selling, exporting and consumption of beche-de-mer, undersized fish, kawakawa and donu (grouper) will stop from next year between June and September.
Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey, Taronga Conservation Society Australia, The National Trust of Fiji and NatureFiji-MareqetiViti have discovered a new species of banded iguana The new species of lizard, Brachylophus gau, is one of only four living species of South Pacific iguana, and is…
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Out of the 167 freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas identified, mapped and validated throughout the Mediterranean region, 75 percent were found outside the boundaries of any pre-existing protected areas or other KBAs, according to the main results of an IUCN assessment revealed today at the IUCN World…