Biodiversity declines

The loss of  habitat and species continues, as the last issue of the Science magazine reported:

Science, 10 September 2010 (Volume 329, Issue 5997)
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/vol329/issue5997/index.dtl?etoc 

News Focus

Despite Progress, Biodiversity Declines
After failing to meet its major conservation goal, the Convention on Biological Diversity is setting new targets for stemming the loss of species.
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/329/5997/1272

Tending the Global Garden
By sorting out plant names and growing threatened species, botanic gardens are trying to do their part for plant conservation.
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/329/5997/1274

Saving Forests to Save Biodiversity
A hot spot for undiscovered flora and fauna, Indonesia is beginning to take steps to preserve its forests and its biological heritage.
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/329/5997/1278

Letters

No Return from Biodiversity Loss
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/329/5997/1282-a

Review Articles

Biodiversity Conservation: Challenges Beyond 2010
M. R. W. Rands et al.
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/329/5997/1298

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Maintained by staff at Bioversity International Library, this blog aims to provide readers with updates on new information resources within the field of plant genetic resources (PGR), agrobiodiversity and conservation; [with a little fun thrown in as well].
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