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Convention on Biological Diversity
CBD is a global agreement addressing all aspects of biological diversity: genetic resources, species, and ecosystems. Primary site for information, implementation, reports, documents and links.
Australia's Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanism
serves the information needs of those organisations involved in implementing the provisions of the Convention and the National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity.
Clearing-House Mechanism for Convention on Biological Diversity
Information resources, on-line forums related to the world-wide implementation of the Convention.
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
CITES is an international treaty drawn up in 1973 to protect wildlife against over-exploitation, and to prevent international trade from threatening species with extinction. Text of the convention, publications, research programs, databases of CITES-listed flora and fauna.
Convention on Migratory Species
The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as CMS or the Bonn Convention) aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species throughout their range.
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities
The GPA aims at preventing the degradation of the marine environment from land-based activities by facilitating the duty of States to preserve and protect the marine environment.
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
An intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
The Convention promotes new approaches to managing dryland ecosystems. Official documents, reports, action programmes, regional and general information about desertification.
World Commission on Protected Areas
WCPA's international mission is to promote the establishment and effective management of a world-wide representative network of terrestrial and marine protected areas, as an integral contribution to the IUCN mission.
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