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‘Let’s go beyond Hyderabad blues’, NGOs tell COP11 October 08, 2012   |  Source: DHNS  | Copyright: 2008, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd

Civil society, NGOs and grass roots environmental groups belonging to the CBD Alliance here on Monday sent a strong message to the delegates gathered in Hyderabad for the COP-11. “The CBD process should bring sharp focus on implementation of the comm...

New Maritime Agenda for growth and jobs adopted by EU October 08, 2012   |  Source: FOCUS News Agency  | Copyright: FOCUS Information Agency © 1999 - 2012

A European agenda for creating growth and jobs in the marine and maritime sectors was adopted today by European Ministers for maritime policy and the European Commission, represented by President Jose Manuel Barroso and Commissioner Maria Damanaki at a co...

Protocol talks start at global biodiversity meet October 08, 2012   |  Source: ENS

newindianexpressExpress News Service 0 inShare Share on Tumblr Email Print The second phase of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity will begin here on Monday and will focus on the ratification of the Nagoya Protocol,...

Biodiversity conservation: Leader India, the laggard by BV Shiva Shankar October 08, 2012   |  Source: TNN  | Copyright: 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Even as Conference of parties (COP 11) to Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) kick started on Monday at Hyderabad International Conventional Centre (HICC), the dismal performance of nations in meeting the targets set in the previous Conference of Par...

CBD Alliance highlights fundamental principles in ongoing global biodiversity meet October 08, 2012   |  Source: CBD Alliance

In its Opening Statement to the ongoing 11th Session of the Committee of Parties (COP11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), being held at Hyderabad, India, the CBD Alliance urged Parties to uphold the triple objectives of CBD as the foundat...

Ban trawling to protect fishing: WWF tells Australia by Lauren Farrow October 08, 2012   |  Source: Canberra Times

Australia should show leadership and ban trawling altogether to promote sustainable fishing in the region, the WWF's international president says. In her first visit to Australia, the wildlife conservation group's Yolanda Kakabadse applauded the federa...

The biodiversity policy global road show opens in Hyderabad by Francis Vorhies October 07, 2012   |  Source: Forbes  | Copyright: 2012 Forbes.com LLC™

Back in 1992 at the first Rio Conference on Sustainable Development, our governments launched the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) along with new conventions on climate change and desertification. Now, two decades on, the 11th Conference of the Pa...

Crisis of funds emerges as key issue at global biodiversity meet October 07, 2012   |  Source: TNN  | Copyright: 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

One of the primary challenges facing members of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) who are set to gather for the two-week long Conference of Parties (CoP-11), which opens in Hyderabas, India, on October 8, is the mobilization of funds for conser...

How community fisheries save fish and local economies October 05, 2012   |  Source: SustainableBusiness.com News  | Copyright: 2012 Sustainable Business.com

Plenty of recent data gives us reason to worry about the future of wild fisheries - they are being depleted rapidly by the world's insatiable appetite for seafood. Lists, like Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch, let people know which species are mos...

Indonesian vessels seized in Australia for blast fishing October 05, 2012   |  Source: AAP  | Copyright: The Australian

Two Indonesian fishing vessels suspected of engaging in illegal "blast fishing" - using explosives to stun and catch fish - have been apprehended off Broome and the Tiwi Islands. Found aboard the vessels were quantities of detonator cord and explosives...

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