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Crossroads of Life on Earth - Exploring means to meet the 2010 Biodiversity Target

dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (United Nations Environment Programme-WCMC)
dc.coverage.spatialGlobal
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-11T20:08:03Z
dc.date.available2016-10-11T20:08:03Z
dc.date.issued2007
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11822/8767
dc.descriptionThe aim of this assessment study was to explore policy options under current discussion in the global political arena that could have major positive or negative impacts on biodiversity. The central concern of the assessment is the achievement of the 2010 Biodiversity Target at global and regional levels, as agreed upon under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). However, because of the time lag of several measures, the longterm effects with a time horizon of 2050 are also taken into account. The assessment was carried out using models allowing a quantitative approach. Results have been expressed where possible in terms of the 2010 indicators according to the CBD Conference of the Parties (COP) decisions VII/30 and VIII/15. These results were used as input for the second edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-2) to support policy-makers in determining cost-effective ways to achieve the 2010 target.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherSecretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
dc.publisherNetherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectbiodiversity
dc.subjectenvironmental policy
dc.subjectenvironmental change
dc.subjectenvironmental conservation
dc.subjectenvironmental development
dc.subjectenvironmental management
dc.subjectenvironmental protection
dc.subject.classificationEcosystem Management
dc.titleCrossroads of Life on Earth - Exploring means to meet the 2010 Biodiversity Target
dc.typeReports and Books
wd.identifier.old-id10972
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 14 - Life Below Water
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 15 - Life on Land
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000048
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000049


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