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Mika Huettner's Blog Posts Tagged 'Biodiversity' (2)

Is there the need for an intergovernmental panel on biodiversity science?

Hi folks,

I recently came across this very interesting endeavour of building something like the IPCC for biodiversity.

The idea is convincing: biodiversity loss presents one of the major global environmental challenges. Like climate change, it´s a complicated issue with various scientific and political aspects which need to be taken into account to derive sound decisions. Therefore, a movement has developed since 2008 to lobby for such an Intergovernmental Science-Policy…


Added by Mika Huettner on June 11, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

Happy International Year of Biodiversity!

Press Release from GreenFacts:

Get the scientific facts on current biodiversity loss

Brussels, 18 January 2010.

The United Nations declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity, inviting the world to take action to safeguard the variety of life on Earth.

What is the current pace of biodiversity loss? Has progress been made? How is biodiversity linked to agriculture and climate change? These and… Continue

Added by Mika Huettner on January 19, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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