What is a 'Key Biodiversity Area'? Why is it important, how was it established and what is its relevance to business? The answers to these and other key questions can be now found on the 'A-Z Areas of Biodiversity Importance' website, which was launched on 25th October 2010 at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity taking place in Nagoya, Japan.
Spotlighting some 35 important areas worldwide -such as Ramsar, World Heritage sites and Protected Areas -this electronic guide also explains the species and habitats they seek to protect as well as in their legal status and the extent to which local communities are present.
For more information see the press release or visit the A-Z Areas of Biodiversity Importance website www.biodiversitya-z.org.
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