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biodiversity

  • No import of GM crops without more studies

    অক্টোবর 07, 2012

    What are the socioeconomic risks of importing living modified organisms (LMO) into a country? At the United Nations meeting on biosafety, governments decided it’s too early to make a decision.

  • Wetlands of international importance designated in Bhutan

    অক্টোবর 07, 2012

    Just a few weeks before the UN Convention on Biological Diversity was scheduled to start its summit in neighbouring India, Bhutan designated its first two wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention

  • No agreement, some hope as Rio+20 starts

    জুন 13, 2012

    The largest international gathering of them all got underway in Rio de Janeiro this Wednesday June 13 with no agreement on how the world could be made more liveable and sustainable at the same time.

  • Mountain biodiversity: conservation and management

    মে 03, 2012

    This publication presents 15 case studies case studies from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region on initiatives dealing with mountain biodiversity (such as the snow leopard, Acer pentaphyllum, and Himalayan golden mahseer). Published in 2012 by ICIMOD.  

  • Life on the roof of the world

    এপ্রিল 16, 2012

    Yang Xiaohong and Fang Qianhua, winners of the “best science report” category at the 2012 China Environmental Press Awards, spent a month with scientists tracking species in the Everest Nature Reserve.chinadialogue features a slideshow of their photos. Two journalists from Southern Metropolis Daily, Yang Xiaohong and Fang Qianhua, accompanied a scientific expedition for more than a month in Tibet, […]

  • The rough side of rubber

    ফেব্রুয়ারী 16, 2011

    Rubber plantations in Yunnan are destroying China’s richest biodiversity hotspot. But blaming small-hold farmers will not resolve the issue, writes Janet C Sturgeon.

  • After the flood

    ডিসেম্বর 20, 2010

    Half a year on, scientists are starting to understand the ecological impact of Pakistan’s devastating floods – and it’s a mixed bag. Zofeen T Ebrahim reports.

  • Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative

    নভেম্বর 25, 2010

    An ICIMOD initiative, the Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative aims to develop a framework for cooperation and common understanding on conservation issues in the region between China, India and Nepal.

  • Center for Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge

    সেপ্টেম্বর 10, 2010

    An NGO based in Kunming, China’s Yunnan province, The Center for Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge focuses on issues of biodiversity conservation and community development.