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It pays to invest in biodiversity - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
To guide them on this endeavour, the countries established the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets. These targets range from addressing "the underlying causes of biodiversity loss (Targets 1-4)" to reducing "the direct pressures on biodiversity (Targets 5-10 ...

From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

Living Planet: Batty about biodiversity - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
There's bat appreciation day, international day for biodiversity and the day of endangered species – we're great at naming days after our animals, but is it enough? Are we treating our biodiversity wisely, or failing them badly?

TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Geneva - Switzerland

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is a global initiative focused on drawing attention to the economic benefits of biodiversity. Its objective is to highlight the growing cost of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation. TEEB presents an approach that can help decision-makers recognize, demonstrate and capture the values of ecosystems & biodiversity, including how to incorporate these values into decision-making.

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Biodiversity Bibliography: Ecology, Economics and Policy
United States

Contains approximately 4,000 references on various aspects of biodiversity and conservation.

Biodiversity and Mutualism in Ecosystems
United States

Technical paper on the importance of biodiversity and mutualism (co-operation between different species) to ecosystem function and structural organization.

Bornean Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conservation
Malaysia

Conservation program working to establish sustainable approaches for the conservation of the endangered and precious biodiversity and ecosystems of Sabah.

Ecosystem Economics
United States

Getting Economics Right for Ecosystems. Established in 2007, at Ecosystem Economics, we are passionate about using the power of economic methods, incentives and tools to help clients meet their policy, conservation, and restoration goals. Whether the task is developing markets for ecosystem services, designing incentive structures to promote water stewardship, analyzing natural resource markets and values, or providing strategic advice on achievi

Ecosystems Ltd
United States

Ecological consulting services in East and South-East Asia. Based in Hong Kong.

The Ecosystems Center
United States

Part of the Marine Biology Lab, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Investigates the structure and functioning of ecological systems.

USGS: Ecosystems
United States

The USGS is now aligned around the areas of research identified in the USGS Science Strategy. Ecosystems includes the following programs: Invasive Species Program, Cooperative Research Units, Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program, Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Marine Ecosystems Program, Status & Trends Program, Wildlife: Terrestrial and Endangered Resources Program. USGS Ecosystems programs also highlight cross-discipline research in

Australia

Information and education site with pictures and video clips (RealMedia). Links to other Australian ecosystem sites.

United States

Online book about the current status and trends of the environment of the United States, aimed at public policy makers and concerned citizens.

Ecosystems Teaching Package
United States

An ecological teaching package for school science classes - may be viewed online or downloaded free. Activities illustrate how different living things (including humans) depend on each other and their environment.. Green issues; helping the ecosystem. (Ages:7-14).