Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are sites contributing significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity. Over 16,000 KBAs have been identified globally, but their health and integrity are not
Indicators, monitoring and effectiveness
The Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) partnership is tasked with developing a map of key sites for life on earth that can guide both governments, industry and conservation partners to safeguard sites tha
There is a growing demand for data to track the changing state of biodiversity, such as trends in species’ populations.
Understanding where threats to wildlife are greatest is important for prioritising and planning responses.
Data on threats to biodiversity and ecosystem services are available in multiple locations, on numerous systems, and in a plethora of formats and scales.
The strategies and objectives of conservation projects are varied.
The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is starting to become operational and has set up working groups to advise on various important issues.
This project will bring together the University of Cambridge Zoology Department, UNEP-WCMC and other CCI partners and associated agencies around the world to undertake three areas of exploratory wo
Preventing the conversion of the world's two billion hectares of degraded tropical forests to agriculture is a top conservation priority.
The mitigation hierarchy is a widely advocated process of identifying, avoiding, minimizing and mitigating biodiversity impacts of development projects and is fast becoming best practice – promoted