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Countdown 2010: The 2010 biodiversity target


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  • 1. Biodiversity is essential, and it is in danger . Governments have promised to save biodiversity by 2010 . It is time to move from words to action .
  • 2. Biodiversity… … is all around us
  • 3. Biodiversity… … is beautiful
  • 4. Biodiversity… … is energy
  • 5. Biodiversity… … provides food
  • 6. Biodiversity… … is playful
  • 7. Biodiversity… … is art
  • 8. Depend on Biodiversity… … is innovative
  • 9. Biodiversity… … is community
  • 10. Biodiversity… … is fragile
  • 11. We are losing species at up to 1.000 times the normal rate.
  • 12. More than 60% of ecosystem services have been degraded
  • 13. Humans have changed biodiversity in the last 50 years more than ever before.
  • 14. Biodiversity… … is in serious danger
  • 15. Governments have promised to save biodiversity by 2010
  • 16. But what have they done since?
  • 17. Meetings are not enough
  • 18. We need to move from words to action
  • 19. Numerous partners + 2010 biodiversity target = Countdown 2010
  • 20. Dive into a powerful network of active partners
  • 21. Reach your target with the assistance of scientists, experts and conservation practitioners with monitoring and indicators
  • 22. Connect and communicate because saving biodiversity means creating awareness and understanding
  • 23. You can join Countdown 2010 by taking action to save biodiversity by 2010 and signing the Countdown 2010 declaration
  • 24. Agenzia Regionale per la Protezione Ambientale della Sicilia IN. An Taisce IN. ARKive IN. BIOTICA Ecological Society IN. BirdLife International IN. Bristol Zoo Gardens IN. Bundesamt für Naturschutz IN. CEEWEB IN. City of Tilburg IN. Convention on Biological Diversity IN. Convention on Migratory Species IN. Council of Europe IN. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) IN. Deutsche Wildtier Stiftung (German Wildlife Foundation) IN. Directie Natuurbeheer, Ministerie van Landbouw, Natuurbeheer en Visserji (LNV) IN. Earthwatch Institute (Europe) IN. EBCD IN. ECNC IN. Eco-Schools International Coordination IN. English Nature IN. Estonian Environmental Protection Institute IN. Europarc Federation IN. European Commission IN. European Environment Agency IN. European Environmental Bureau IN. Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Austria IN. Fieldfare - International Ecological Development IN. French Ministry of Foreign Affairs IN. Fundación Naturaleza y Hombre IN. ICLEI European Secretariat IN. IFOAM IN. Institute for European Environmental Policy IN. International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) IN. Irish department of the environment, heritage and local government IN. IUCN - The World Conservation Union IN. Lega Navale Italiana IN. Legambiente IN. Ministero dell Ambiente y della Tutela del Territorio, Italy IN. National Park Gran Paradiso IN. National Park Hoge Kempen IN. National Park Thayatal IN. Norwegian Ministry of Environment IN. Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy (PEBLDS) IN. Planta Europa IN. Provincie Noord-Brabant IN. Royal Society for the Protection of Birds IN. Spanish Ministry of Environment IN. Syzygy IN. UNEP/Regional Office for Europe IN. UNESCO ROSTE IN. WAZA - The World Association of Zoos and Aquaria IN. Wildscreen IN. WWF International IN. Zoo Basel IN. Zoo Zürich AG IN. Conference of Parties – Convention on Biological Diversity The World Conservation Union
    • We, the undersigned
    • Support the commitments to halt or significantly reduce the current rate of biodiversity loss by 2010
    • Encourage decision makers at all levels, in both the public and the private sector, to contribute to these commitments
    • Commit ourselves to encourage and assist decision makers and societies in achieving the 2010 biodiversity target
  • 25. Biodiversity is essential, and it is in danger . Governments have promised to save biodiversity by 2010 . It is time to move from words to action .