NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY POLICY: MONITORING AND EVALUATION INDICATORS
(March 2nd – 4th, Cartagena de Indias – Colombia
- South America)
Here you will find the presentations and workshops synthesis of the seminar that was held on March 2004 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. This seminar had the participation of 9 keynote international speakers and 13 keynote national speakers.
It is in circulation number 3 of the first volume of Biota Colombiana, a magazine specialized in the publication of taxonomic lists of the organisms present in the continental and marine territories of Colombia. With this number, Biota Colombiana satisfactorily finishes its first volume.
Intellectual property and biodiversity
The Alexander von Humboldt Institute presents the publication "Intellectual property and biodiversity - intellectual property in the World Trade Organization and its relationship with the Convention on Biological Diversity". The main purpose of this document is to bring closer conflicting positions regarding biodiversity an IPR, by offering an objetive analysis of the different points of view, and promote a constructive reflection about fundamental issues affecting the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.
Cartagena Protocol on biosafety
In accordance with the precautionary approach contained in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, the objective of this Protocol is to contribute to ensuring an adequate level of protection in the field of the safe transfer, handling and use of living modified organisms resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health, and specifically focusing on transboundary movements.
Checklist of endangered
species of Colombia
The Conservation Biology Program is conducting research about endangered species of Fauna and Flora in Colombia. With the purpose of exchanging commentaries and enriching our work, we introduce the preliminary checklist of endangered fauna species for the following taxa: mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. We also present the Preliminary Checklist of endangered plants of Colombia. The information is available in spanish version.
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