Biodiversity Economics -
Explores the economic dimensions of the global biodiversity agenda as reflected
in the work of IUCN and the various biodiversity conventions, notably the
Convention on Biological Diversity.
Biodiversity Fact Sheet - What
is biodiversity, what threatens it, why is it important, and what are ecologists
doing to better understand it? From Ecological Society of America.
Biodiversity Web - Personally
maintained website with information and links about several aspects of
biodiversity: biological, ecological, physical, chemical, social (e.g.,
population growth), economical and juridical. Some links in Dutch language or of
particular relevance to Netherlands.
Biodiversity - Biological diversity: theory, patterns, ecological zones,
species distributions, conservation issues, and legislation, with an emphasis on
Canada. Bilingual: english/français.
DIVERSITAS Programme -
International collaborative project with the goal of providing accurate
scientific information and predictive models of the status of biodiversity and
sustainability of the use of the Earth's biotic resources, and to build a
world-wide capacity for the science of biodiversity.
Biodiversity - Online resource: major themes include evolution of
biodiversity, systems for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological
patterns and theories, an assessment of contemporary patterns and trends,
treaties and government legislation.
Fauna and Flora International -
Supports international conservation activities. Documents on methodology,
working with NGOs, governments, communities; news, publications, photo gallery.
Global Biodiversity -
The Canadian Museum of Nature's quarterly magazine Global biodiversity covered
Canadian and international biodiversity news in science, politics, education,
community and individual initiatives between 1991 and 1999.
The Global Diversity
Foundation - The Global Diversity Foundation documents, monitors and
promotes agricultural, biological and cultural diversity around the world,
particularly through training and research.
Gondwana Alive Project -
Promoting biodiversity and stemming the 6th Extinction - aiming to compile a
book, with contributions from 100 authors from around the world, placing the
present demise of nature in a global context.
Reliance on Biodiversity - Provides an overview of the extent to which
industry in the developed world relies on the biodiversity of the developing
world. (FTP site).
Links - Access to WWW sites that provide information on genetic diversity,
species diversity, ecological diversity, and geopolitical perspectives. From the
National Biological Information Infrastructure.
the Future Library: Biodiversity - Research papers (PDF files) and project
summaries related to economic and policy aspects of biodiversity protection.
Topics include ecosystem valuation, endangered species laws, and habitat