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One of the most difficult issues to be addressed in enabling, and conducting invasive control measures, is simply the need to apply practical legislative reasoning to the process. It is difficult because of the fact that introduction of new species cannot simply be prohibited; and, due to lack of current scientific ability to know in advance which species will become invasive. The repor ...

SUBJECT: aquarium; predation; biological specimen; biological control; biological agents

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It is now recognized that invasive alien species (IAS) pose a major threat to agricultural and natural ecosystems, and to human health and livelihoods. These non-native species, which are accidentally or intentionally introduced into new areas, range from microbes to mammals. This report examines the precise origins of many existing IAS problems, particularly in the developing world, wh ...

SUBJECT: aquarium; hunting of wildlife; irri; biological control; seedlings

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The GEF-6 Biodiversity Strategy

Global Environment Facility [2014]

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) defines biodiversity as the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species, and of ecosystems. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and TEEB (The Economics of ...

SUBJECT: biodiversity investments; forest biodiversity; local communities; species; consumer demand

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Climate change is a serious environmental challenge that could undermine the drive for sustainable development. Since the industrial revolution, the mean surface temperature of earth has increased an average of 1degree celsius per century due to the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Furthermore, most of this change has occurred in the past 30 to 40 years, and the rate ...

SUBJECT: savanna; domestic animals; pollutants; vegetation cover; species

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Climate change is a serious environmental challenge that could undermine the drive for sustainable development. Since the industrial revolution, the mean surface temperature of earth has increased an average of 1degree celsius per century due to the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Furthermore, most of this change has occurred in the past 30 to 40 years, and the rate ...

SUBJECT: savanna; domestic animals; pollutants; vegetation cover; species

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Data from the Big Island region of the Hawaii Invasive Species Committee (ISC) statewide reporting system, including raw data and spatial data, developed by United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the Hawaii Biodiversity and Mapping Program (HBMP) with input from ISC and the Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species (CGAPS). The Big Island Invasive Species Committee (BIISC) is a voluntary pa ...

SUBJECT: invasive plants; invasive grasses; introduced plants; observation; invasive trees

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Making a Visible Difference in Our Wrld

Global Environment Facility [2003-08]

Like the 2003 Fifth World Parks Congress in Durban, South Africa, this publication is structured around themes and issues on the cutting edge of research, policy, and practice in the field of protected areas. It highlights contributions by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and presents its perspectives for the future. This publication comprises of the following topics : Tribute to A ...

SUBJECT: deep ocean; marine reserve; biological heritage; industrial development; local communities

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The Latin America and Caribbean Region has been at the forefront of global biodiversity conservation, dedicating 20 percent of its land to protected areas compared to 13 percent in the rest of the developing world. This progress has stretched available budgets for conservation with estimates indicating that a twofold increase would be necessary to achieve optimal management of existing ...

SUBJECT: conservation organizations; species of fish; degraded lands; conservation targets; buffer zone

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The World Bank Group (WBG) has a long experience in engaging in biodiversity with world-class expertise in the field. It has been the single largest funder of biodiversity investments since the late 1980s. The WBG investments have largely been of two kinds: (1) investments in biodiversity, aimed at the conservation and sustainable use of species, habitats, and ecosystems that sustain he ...

SUBJECT: demonstration projects; species; conservation fund; economic incentives; environmental policies

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This issue of environment matters celebrates the 2010 international year of biodiversity and describes some of the challenges and opportunities in protecting biodiversity for the benefit of humankind. From the world's highest mountain ranges to the lowland plains, and from the great oceans and coastal wetlands to agricultural landscapes, nations and communities rely on the bounty and se ...

SUBJECT: conservation organizations; species of fish; savanna; range countries; pollutants