Biodiversity : Links

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  • Wildscreen Festival

    25 July 2007

    The Wildscreen Festival is the world's largest, most prestigious and influential event for the wildlife and environmental filmmaking industry. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2007 the Festival still holds true to its founding aim - to celebrate and promote excellence within the wildlife media industry, thereby increasing the global viewing public's awareness and understanding of nature and the urgent need to conserve it. The next Festival is due to take place in October 2008.

  • ARKive

    25 July 2007

    ARKive is the Noah's Ark for the Internet era - a unique global initiative, gathering together into one centralised digital library, films, photographs and audio recordings of the world's species. ARKive is leading the 'virtual' conservation effort - finding, sorting, cataloguing and copying the key audio-visual records of the world's animals, plants and fungi, and building them into comprehensive and enduring multi-media digital profiles.

  • Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)

    23 March 2006

    Botanic Gardens Conservation International is the leading organisation representing botanic gardens in over 120 countries.


    1 March 2005

    The John Aspinall Foundation in conjunction with Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks is devoted to saving rare and endangered animals, returning them to protected areas in the wild. Their website includes information on conservation, their projects, a section for schools and an index on animal species.

  • Fishonline - eco-friendly fish on the net

    18 August 2004

    Launched by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), this site informs consumers how to purchase the most environmentally sustainable seafood. It provides the latest scientific information about the status of Europe's fish stocks, how fish are caught and the environmental impacts of different fishing methods. It also includes a rating system from 1 to 5 on the status and sustainability of over 120 species and stocks.

  • United Nations Secretariat of the Convention to Combat Desertification

    26 May 2004

    A good entry point into the topic of Desertification. This UN website contains the text and information about the Convention, information for NGOs and the media, regional information about desertification, links and more.

  • Fauna & Flora International (FFI)

    15 July 2003

    Founded in 1903, FFI is the world's longest established international conservation body. It is one of the few organizations whose remit is to protect the entire spectrum of endangered plant and animal species on the planet.

  • Environmental Investigation Agency

    17 June 2003

    With offices in London and Washington DC, EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime such as the illegal trade in wildlife, illegal logging and trade in timber species, and the world-wide trade in ozone depleting substances. Its website includes information about its current campaigns and action, news, a photo gallery and links.

  • Living Planet Report (WWF)

    17 June 2003

    The excellent Living Planet Report is WWF's periodic update on the state of the world's ecosystems - as measured by the Living Planet Index - and the human pressures on them through the consumption of renewable natural resources - as measured by the Ecological Footprint. There is a cause/effect linkage between the two measures.


    20 December 2002 offers enchanting and educational stories about animals in Africa beautifully illustrated in watercolour, perfect for children's reading. The site also includes a broad range of links covering subjects from wildlife, animals and nature conservation to educational resources. It also has a section on books and libraries.