European Forest Institute The European Forest Institute is an international organisation, established by European States. 29 European States have ratified the Convention on EFI. We have c.120 Associate and Affiliate Member organisations in 40 countries.
EuroBirdPortal - Home LIVE maps show data from the previous day back to one year ago. As in all other EBP maps data is grouped in 52 weeks. Despite most EBP data (86%) is updated daily some online portals still submit their data at longer intervals and, therefore, the areas covered by these portals can appear blank in the most recent weeks (see below which the most recent data available is from each online portal and the usual update frequency of each country or region). Note that the most recent week depicted in these maps, usually the current one, may not have finished yet and, thus, special attention must be paid when interpreting distributional patterns of such incomplete weeks. Note also that, despite the different data validation protocols put in place, LIVE maps show so recent data that some erroneous records or counts may not have been detected yet.
High-Biodiversity Wilderness Areas (HBWA) definition Legal and compliance – The identification process for HBWAs did not include any legal and compliance requirements. Most of them are too large to legally protect in their entirety and national governments were not involved in their identification. They are, however, referred to in some environmental safeguard standards such as those of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative 5 that require that procurement promotes the conservation of HBWAs.
Companies scores We stand at a historic crossroads. With the world facing converging crises in climate, nature, the economy and public health, these must be tackled together with systemic change. We announce this year’s A List against this backdrop. Main Details Implementation of the NBSAP The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned. Cameroon revised and updated its NBSAP in 2012.
ExxonMobil climate change controversy The ExxonMobil climate change controversy concerns ExxonMobil's activities related to climate change, especially their views on climate change skepticism. Since the 1970s, ExxonMobil engaged in climate research, and later begun lobbying, advertising, and grant making, some of which were conducted with the purpose of delaying widespread acceptance and action on global warming. From the late 1970s and through the 1980s, Exxon funded internal and university collaborations, broadly in line with the developing public scientific approach. From the 1980s to mid 2000s, the company was a leader in climate change denial, opposing regulations to curtail global warming.
BirdLife Data Zone Country/territory: Cameroon IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2001) For more information about IBA criteria please click here Area: 500,000 ha Protection status: Cameroon Biodiversity Conservation Society Forests, desertification and biodiversity - United Nations Sustainable Development Forests, desertification and biodiversityFlorencia Soto Nino2017-08-14T16:49:48+00:00 Share this story, choose your platform! Forests cover 30 per cent of the Earth’s surface and in addition to providing food security and shelter, forests are key to combating climate change, protecting biodiversity and the homes of the indigenous population. Thirteen million hectares of forests are being lost every year while the persistent degradation of drylands has led to the desertification of 3.6 billion hectares. Deforestation and desertification – caused by human activities and climate change – pose major challenges to sustainable development and have affected the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in the fight against poverty. Efforts are being made to manage forests and combat desertification.
BirdLife Data Zone General characteristics The Lower Guinea forest is one of the world's great lowland rain forests, and together with the Upper Guinea forest (EBA 084) constitutes the Guineo-Congolian Region of White (1983). The restricted-range birds of this EBA are confined to the north-west part of the Lower Guinea forest, in south-east Nigeria, southern Cameroon, northern and central Gabon and continental Equatorial Guinea. The Cameroon mountains (EBA 086) lie adjacent, but the restricted-range birds of that EBA generally occur at higher altitudes in montane forest, although a few of them occur locally in lowland forest, e.g. on the southern slopes of Mt Cameroon. Restricted-range species Bradypterus grandis is found in contact zones between forest and more open areas such as savannas and river borders, but otherwise the restricted-range species of this EBA are all found in lowland rain forest.
About iDiv Hotspot in Biodiversity Science iDiv is a DFG research centre with more than 350 employees and members based primarily in Halle, Jena and Leipzig. Here, researchers from 30 nations establish the scientific basis for the sustainable management of our planet’s biodiversity. Biodiversity refers to the diversity of life - not only species diversity but also genetic diversity, diversity of functions, interactions and ecosystems.