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New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy - DOC

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A Review of the First Five Years of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy
http://www.doc.govt.nz/templates/MultiP ... x?id=42598
The synthesis report summarises achievements from core funding and from the Package programmes over the period. It also makes a number of recommendations covering all ten themes.

Turning the Tide? A Review of the First Five Years of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy: The Synthesis Report (PDF, 377K)
http://www.doc.govt.nz/upload/documents ... report.pdf

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Life on the blue planet: biodiversity research in Europe

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The organisers of the Portuguese meeting of the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy (EPBRS) and the BioStrat project coordinators host the E-conference

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Reefs in Peril

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Reefs in Peril
http://www.emagazine.com/view/?4029

Scientist Nancy Knowlton says we can save these beautiful and unique marine ecosystems if we act quickly

[quote]Tourism, if properly managed, can be good for reefs. There are human impacts, but if people can see reefs, they will also realize what they

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Upcoming meeting on biodiversity

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Upcoming meeting on biodiversity

Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (May 19-30, 2008)
http://www.cbd.int/doc/meeting.aspx?mtg=COP-09

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India restricts tourists to save its last tigers

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India restricts tourists to save its last tigers
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/w ... 446027.ece
TOURISTS are to be banned from the heartlands of the 37 national tiger reserves in India amid fears that their presence is hastening the demise of an increasingly endangered species. A bar on visitors entering the breeding areas has been ordered by the government-run National Tiger Conservation Authority, alarmed that the tiger population has plummeted from 3,642 animals in 2002 to just 1,411 last year.

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Biodiversity Month in Australia

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Biodiversity Month is held in September each year and aims to promote the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity both within Australia and across the world.
http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/month.html

Planeta.com will be updating our wiki!
http://planeta.wikispaces.com/ozwild

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