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28 04, 2015

United Nations Decade on Biodiversity

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Strategic Goals & Targets for 2020 Taking Action for Biodiversity The world is now on a path to building a future of living in harmony with nature. In October 2010, in Japan, governments agreed to the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Targets as the basis for halting and eventually reversing the loss

28 04, 2015

Clearing-House Mechanism

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Towards a biodiversity knowledge network for scientific and technical cooperation Mission The Convention on Biological Diversity has been established further to Article 18.3 of the Convention. Further to decision X/15, its mission is to contribute significantly to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and its Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, through effective information

28 04, 2015

The National Red List of Sri Lanka 2012

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The first list of threatened flora of Sri Lanka was prepared by Prof. B.A. Abeywickrama in 1987. This list was reproduced by Wijesinghe et al., in 1987 which also included a list of nationally threatened fauna. This list was updated by Wijesinghe et al., in 1993, using the data gathered from National Conservation Review of the natural forests