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Cameras for Conservation Capture 1,000,000 Photos

Jaguagr caigt on camera, Conservation International
If one photo is worth a thousand words, what are one million photos worth? Ecologists, working as part of the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Network, are beginning to get a clear answer to that question, through the
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Recognizing Wetlands as Natural Solutions to the Global Water Crisis

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A new report on the Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands urges a major shift in our attitudes to wetlands – to recognise their value in delivering water, raw materials and food, essential for life, and
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International Leaders Launch Global Coalition for Valuing Natural Capital

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International leaders from business, government and non-governmental organizations gathered in Singapore this month to launch officially the new TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) for Business Coalition Headquarters, which aims to achieve a shift in corporate behaviour to preserve
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An initiative that drives transformation in graduate level skills for biodiversity in South Africa.
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Biodiversity: “We use it because it’s valuable – we lose it because it’s free”

Biodiversity is the living web of life that supports our planet. Pavan Sukhdev, Study Leader of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB), explains the huge values nature and its services have to the human economy and that the
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Biodiversity as a Valuable Resource for Cities of the Future: Implications & Opportunities for African Cities

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At the recent international biodiversity meetings of the United Nation Convention on Biological Diversity’s COP11 in Hyderabad, India, the ‘Cities and Biodiversity Outlook – Action and Policy’ report was launched to explore and assess links and opportunities between
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International Conference to Discuss a Strategic Plan for the World’s Biodiversity

Over 160 national governments from around the world are expected to participate the eleventh Conference of the Parties to the international Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11) this week in Hyderabad, India. The conference which runs from 1 – 19
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Russell Galt and Jane Goodall share 99 Seconds on Biodiversity

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According to Russell Galt who works for the world’s largest network of local governments for sustainability, ICLEI, “biodiversity constitutes the very foundations upon which our societies prosper.”
In this video Russell Galt explains some of the benefits of
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National Network of Journalists for the Environment (RENJE)

A national network of environmental journalists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

An international framework convention on biological diversity that entered into force on 29 December 2009.
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