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1 1 EAST GIPPSLAND’S SITES OF SIGNIFICANCE Rainforest Sites of Significance Sites of Botanical Significance Sites of Zoological Significance 3 3 5 5 BIODIVERSITY AND THE FUTURE OF THE EMERALD LINK Climate change 6 7 INTRODUCTION Our vision EAST GIPPSLAND’S EMERALD LINK Errinundra Plateau and surrounds Mt Ellery Kuark Forest Coopracambra Nunniong Plateau 8 9 11 13 15 17 20 Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper.
We gratefully acknowledge the generous financial support of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the Ontario Biodiversity Council and Parks Canada for the Peterborough gathering, the follow-up meetings in Toronto and the summary video and report.
• hJp://snailstales.blogspot.ch/2007/11/vallonia-costata-new-backyard-snail.html • © Lauriane Dani 1 Outline • • • • • • • • • Introduc2on Material and methods Research ques2ons Results Discussion Limita2ons and cri2cs Conclusion Management recommenda2ons Aknowledgement 2 Introduc2on Tradi2onally managed alpine meadows = Biodiversity rich habitat Since mid 20th century:
Where human communities and high biodiversity must coexist, conservation strategies should maintain landscape Amy Rosenthal (Conservation Science Program, World connectivity while allowing for human use.
The Living Planet Index, which measures changes in ecosystem health by studying trends in 2,500 animal species, shows that biodiversity is declining.
A new report from FAO says livestock production is one of the major causes of the world's most pressing environmental problems, including global warming, land degradation, air and water pollution, and loss of biodiversity.
We could significantly reduce meat and milk consumption globally, which would improve human health, decrease environmental impact, help to tackle climate change, and feed more people from much less land – perhaps freeing some land for biodiversity conservation.
According to the Fifth National Report on the Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity for Tanzania, the use of dynamite is one of the most destructive types of fishing.9 Conserving coral reef biodiversity and the capacity of reefs to generate essential services to local people is a global priority and coral reefs are increasingly the focus of biodiversity conservation prioritisation schemes.10 Coral reefs are also becoming more central to the designation of key biodiversity areas and marine protected areas (MPAs) globally.
You assumed a leadership role in various biodiversity projects.
While scientifically invaluable, this biodiversity is also economically fruitful, with an estimated worldwide value of over £19 billion pounds per year through tourism (Hicks et al, 2013).
MORPHOLOGICAL COMPARISON OF THE POECILOTHERIA WITH NOTES ON THE FUTURE OF THE SYSTEMATICS OF THE GENUS MICHAEL ALLEN MORRA BIODIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF ONTARIO, UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH, 579 GORDON STREET GUELPH, ONTARIO, N1G 2W1 CANADA The ornamental tarantulas of India and Sri Lanka, genus Poecilotheria, have indeed captured the fascination of the majority of tarantula enthusiasts and many arachnologists due to the startling ventral banding and colouration that the 14 species display.
*not including the hidden costs of increased fertilizer use, biodiversity loss, and CSU RESEARCH >>
Recreation Ranger Walk Chumash Blessing BioBlitz Dance 11:30 pm “The Bioblitz Dance is a celebration of the outdoors, human diversity and biodiversity, and national parks.
climate change, ocean acidification, nitrogen phosphorus overload, land use change, fresh water use, biodiversity loss, aerosol overloading, chemical pollution, and ozone depletion.
Sustainability asset maps should make natural and biodiversity assets their starting point with special emphasis on biodiversity and bioregions, foodsheds and watersheds or geographical locations where sun and wind can be exploited.
More than 25% of Costa Rica’s land is dedicated to national parks, The country is lush with tropical biodiversity and generates 78% of its own renewable energy by hydroelectric means, and an additional 18% by geothermal or wind power.
Mixing business with pleasure was not a difficult task for the team as they were surrounded by the pristine waters, powdery white sand, and an abundance of marine biodiversity.
Organization of the United Nations, (June 2006), available at http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/agphome/documents/Biodiversity-pollination/econval uepoll1.pdf.
Peter Frings Executive Chairman email@example.com The big picture Brightgroup environmental impact, based on 2013 estimates Staff commuting 44% Client communications 94% Electricity 34% Brightgroup operations 6% Business travel 19% Waste Gas There are many ways to assess the environmental impact of an organisation – from loss of biodiversity to resource use and water consumption.
LETTERA DA WAShINGTON IL FONDATORE DI PELITI, PANAGIOTIS SAINATOUDIS, NOmINATO “GUARDIAN OF BIODIvERSITY IN ThE mEDITERRANEAN” DALL’ISTITUTO DI RICERCA BIODIvERSITY INTERNATIONAL E DAL SINDACO DI ROmA NEL mAGGIO 2009 di OSCAR BARTOLI Buon Anno...
Greenspaces provide for wildlife and increase local biodiversity.