Biodiversity : Links

There are 59 documents in this section.

  • Biodiversity Hotspots (Conservation International)

    15 October 2002

    Published by Conservation International, this excellent website provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on biological rich areas around the world which are under threat from human destruction. It contains downloadable maps, regional hotspots surveys, including information on unique species, threats and impacts. The site also includes a glossary of terms.

  • Third World Network

    22 May 2002

    TWN, based in Malaysia, is an international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South relations. Its website contains a wealth of information on trade, environment, human and women's rights issues, from a broad developing world perspective. It also includes publications, papers, action alerts and UN statements.

  • IUCN - Alien invasive species

    15 February 2002

    A useful site for information about alien invasive species.

  • UN Human Development Report

    27 September 2001

    The annual Human Development Report published by the UN Development Programme contains several indices to measure different aspects of human development, including economic and educational performance, life expectancy, aid and debt, gender inequality, crime, demographic trends, poverty and more. A bible for those interested in all aspects of development.

  • HORIZON Solutions

    13 July 2001

    The HORIZON Solutions site presents readily accessible answers to problems in environment, health, population and development. The site is a collaborative effort of HORIZON with UNDP, UNEP, UNFPA, Unicef, the International Development Research Centre, Yale University and HORIZON's colleagues as Harvard University.

  • Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe

    11 May 2001

    The LCIE works across Europe to maintain and restore, in coexistence with people, viable populations of large carnivores, such as brown bears, lynxes, wolves and wolverines. The LCIE builds on important activities throughout the continent, disseminating valuable experience and knowledge. Its website includes information on various species and their projects, news and events, photos, links and a publications library.

  • Declining Amphibians Populations Task Force

    13 March 2001

    DAPTF consists of a network of over 3,000 scientists around the world, dedicated to understanding why amphibians populations are declining worldwide, and to promote their conservation. DAPTF's website includes, information, research and articles about amphibian decline, its newsletter 'Froglog', media briefings, working groups, and related web links.

  • Eco-Portal

    13 March 2001

    This extremely useful gateway provides information on many differnt environmental issues.

  • Indigenous Peoples Biodiversity Information Network

    13 March 2001

    IBIN addresses the importance of Indigenous Peoples in the conversation and sustainable use of the world's biodiversity and promotes the discussion of conservation and biodiversity issues among indigenous peoples. Its website includes news updates, personal musings, and official reports regarding Native cultural and intellectual property and links.

  • Nature Conservancy, The

    9 March 2001

    The Nature Conservancy seeks to safeguard the full diversity of life on Earth, through scientific understanding of the natural world. Its website includes a science library, conservation tips, courses and publications.