UNEP & CI
and Biodiversity: Mapping Tourism’s Global Footprint - 2003
UNEP, CI, 2003.
The publication illustrates the overlap between tourism development
(present and forecasted) and biodiversity hotspots highlighting tourism
related threats and opportunities for biodiversity conservation and
improved human welfare.
UNEP & IUCN
Nations List of Protected Areas - 2003 (PDF)
Published by IUCN, Gland, Switzerland
and Cambridge, UK and UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge,
UK. 2003. ISBN 2-8317-0746-3, 92-807-2362-6.
The 2003 United Nations List of Protected Areas is available from
the IUCN Publications Services Unit, 219c Huntingdon Road, Cambridge,
United Kingdom, CB3 0DL or from the web site www.iucn.org/bookstore.
HANDBOOK - 2001
CITES; 2001. ISBN 2-88323-009-9, 360 p.
The CITES Handbook has been compiled to provide for the Parties to CITES
and others who are interested the most essential texts for the implementation
of the Convention in one single reference book.
AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - 2002 (PDF)
UNEP-Secretariat of the Convention on
Biological Diversity (SCBD); 2002.
SBCD published texts to promote general understanding of the importance
of, and the measures required for, the conservation of biological
diversity. Newsletter and brochures are available on SBCD website:
OF THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY - 2001
UNEP-Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD);
2001. ISBN 1-85383-737-7
This Handbook is intended to provide a reference guide to decisions
adopted by the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on
Biological Diversity as well as a guide to ongoing activities in relation
to particular Articles and/or thematic areas of the Convention.
BIODIVERSITY OUTLOOK - 2001
UNEP-Secretariat of the Convention on
Biological Diversity (SCBD); November 2001.
This release is the result of an ambitious collective effort that
point at some of the critical issues that must be adressed if the
Convention is to succeed in meeting its three objectives, namely,
the conservation of the biological diversity, the sustainable use
of its components, and the equitable sharing of benefits arising out
of the use of genetic resources.
Forest Agenda - 2004
The Cloud Forest Agenda report is designed to stimulate new initiatives
and partnerships for the conservation and restoration of tropical
montane cloud forests around the world. The report provides global
maps of cloud forests, alongside information on their biodiversity
and watershed importance, and a regional analysis of the threats to
cloud forests. It concludes with an agenda for action, identifying
global to national priorities and opportunities.
The report has been funded by the members of the Mountain Cloud Forest
Initiative, comprising the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),
the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Man and
the Biosphere (MAB) Programme and International Hydrological Programme
(IHP), and the Commission on Ecosystem Management of IUCN–The
World Conservation Union.
ATLAS OF BIODIVERSITY - 2002
UNEP-WCMC; 2002. ISBN: 0-520-23668-8
Publisher University of California Press. 340 pages.
Order directly from the University of California Press on: http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9941.
- GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY: Status of
the Earth's Living Resources - 1992
Compiled by World Conservation Monitoring
Centre in collaboration with The Natural History Museum, London, and
in association with IUCN, UNEP, WWF, WRI
Chapman & Hall, London, 1992 - 585 p.
BIODIVERSITY ASSESSMENT - 1995
UNEP, V.H. Heywood (Executive Editor), R.T.
Watson (Chair) and 1500 experts
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995 - 1140 p.
CHANNELS: Wildlife trade routes
into Europe and the UK - 2002
WWF/TRAFFIC; Dec. 2002. 15 p.
Illegal wildlife trade routes are difficult to uncover.By their very
nature they are covert, sometimes run by organised criminals,and often
used to smuggle other commodities such as drugs and guns.This report
attempts to uncover some of these complex trade routes into Europe
and the UK,as well as the techniques used to smuggle wildlife.