BIODIVERSITY POLICY AND LAWS

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FIRST EDITION OF THE 1998 DIRECTOR OF WEB SITES ON BIODIVERSITY POLICY AND LAW



I. ISSUE-SPECIFIC SITES

Biosafety/Biotechnology


Australian GeneEthics Network

Biotechnology, Intellectual Property Rights & Regulation

Unit of Genetic Resources, National Directorate for Biodiversity

World Federation for Culture Collections

Domestic Animal Diversity

Domestic Animal Diversity Information System Economics

The Economics of Biodiversity

"Multilateral Agreement on Investment - Consolidated Text and Commentary" Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade web site

OECD Multilateral Agreement on Investment - Negotiating Group: "Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment: An Overview of the Literature."

WWF Macroceconomics Program

Forests

FAO Forestry Internet Site

Forests for Life

Intergovernmental Forum on Forests (IFF)

State of the World's Forests 1997 (FAO March 1997)

World Bank Forest Sector Strategy and Policy Review

Indigenous Knowledge African Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Indicators American Museum of Natural History Indicators

CIAT and UNEP project: Environment and Sustainability Indicators: Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean

National Reports under CBD Costa Rican Country Report (Spanish)

The Netherlands

Ukraine

Sustainable Development Online Compendium of Sustainable Development Indicator Initiatives and Publications

PanAsia

UN Division for Sustainable Development Country- and issue-specific information on sustainable development, with hyperlinks to relevant web sites throughout the UN system

UNEP Working Group on Sustainable Product Development

Publications: "Bibliography on the Conservation of Biological Diversity: Biological/Ecological, Economic, and Policy Issues" by Stephen Polasky

Biopolicy Journal

Earth Negotiations Bulletin, Linkages & Sustainable Developments

ENetDigest - Jan 1997: A guide to internet resources on natural resources and agriculture.

Other Biodiversity Forum

Biodiversity Impact Assessment

II. INSTITUTION-SPECIFIC SITES CBD Clearinghouse Mechanism Site See the CBD's web site for new documents on the Fourth Conference of the Parties and national reports on the implementation of Article 6.

Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) Convention on International Trades of Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES)

Convention on Migratory Species

Global Environment Facility

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Contains the UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms and other relevant information

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

UN Conference on Environment & Development Documents

UN Division for Sustainable Development

UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UN Food and Agricultural Organization

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

World Bank

Governments Australian Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanism

Belgian Clearing-House Mechanism

Canadian Biodiversity Information Network

Canadian "Biodiversity Law and Policy" Online Search

Costa Rica BDM

German Clearing-House Mechanism

Italian Clearing-House Mechanism

Mexican National Biodiversity Commission

Netherlands CBD Clearinghouse Mechanism Homepage

Polish Clearing-House Mechanism

US Geological Survey Clearinghouse for Biological Data

US National Biological Information Infrastructure

Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) & Networks Biodiversity Action Network (BIONET)

Coordinating Body for the Indigenous Peoples' Organization of the Amazon Basin (COICA)

Cultural Survival Canada

DIVERSITAS

Greenpeace International

IABIN - Inter-Americas Biodiversity Information network

IUCN-The World Conservation Union

Working Group on Traditional Resource Rights

World Resources Institute

European Working Group on Research and Biodiversity

SRISTI- Indian Institute of Management

World Wide Fund for Nature-International

Biodiversity Action Network (BIONET)