Global Biodiversity Notes - Armando Drain 1:25pm Global Biodiversity Notes April 2002 o Conferences of the Parties to the Convention on Biological

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Armando Drain 9/26/23 1:25pm Global Biodiversity Notes April 2002 o Conferences of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity Plan was to significantly reduce the current rate of biodiversity loss by 2010 Global Regional National Endorsed by o World Summit on Sustainable Development o G8 environment ministers following their meeting in Potsdam in March 2007 Causes of biodiversity loss o Pressures from agriculture to expand in development (32%) o Development of infrastructure (38%) Urbanization, transportation networks, and other elements Increased population with increased wealth will lead to a spreading out of people that will affect natural areas more heavily Russia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the worlds will a MSA biodiversity score of 83% Europe has a 48% biodiversity score In all developing regions climate change, notably changes in precipitation, are expected to affect biodiversity
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