Policy brief: A statement on the potential to secure biodiversity and carbon benefits through trade agreements

Policy brief: A statement on the potential to secure biodiversity and carbon benefits through trade agreements

This statement is the output from a workshop convened by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), on 27th February 2009, on the impacts on biodiversity conservation of the EU sustainability criteria for biofuels and their implementation.

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CCI (2009) Policy brief: A statement on the potential to secure biodiversity and carbon benefits through trade agreements, Cambridge Conservation Initaitive, Cambridge, UK.

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The implications of the EU Renewable Energy Directive for biodiversity

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