Resources: Regulations & Institutions

Links to some important resources, covering regulations and organizations, are covered here:

Convention of Biodiversity (CBD), signed at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, it is dedicated to promoting sustainable development and recognizes the connect between life forms, ecosystems, people, food security.

Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, including Aichi Biodiversity Targets, a revised and updated plan for biodiversity.

Biodiversity: The magic of our planet

Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-3), produced by CBD, confirms world’s failing in its commitments to significantly reduce biodiversity loss by 2010 International Convention

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), an international organization which provides leadership in tackling in environmental issues, enabling nations improve quality of life without compromising future generations....

National Biodiversity Authority, India, deals with matters relating to requests for access to biodiversity by foreign individuals, institutions or companies, and all matters relating to transfer of results of research to any foreigner.

Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India, deals with environment and forests.

Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, look after atmospheric sciences, ocean science and technology and seismology in an integrated manner.

OneWorld/Biodiversity Guide, a resource of educational guide on Biodiversity.

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is one of the largest conservation and environmental organizations in the world.

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges

Bombay Natural History Society, a premiere non-governmental nature conservation organization in India since 1883.

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