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Comment by Markus Schmidt on October 9, 2012 at 14:46

Special Event – presenting World Wide Views on Biodiversity at COP11

 

The results of the first-ever global citizen consultation on Biodiversity will be presented at COP11 on Thursday, October 18, 2012

Where: HICC, Level 1, Room 1.03/1.04

Time: 1.00 p.m. to 2.45 p.m.

Drinks and buffet lunch will be available from 1 p.m.

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Comment by ron mader on October 8, 2012 at 19:40

Today's conversation about rice

Comment by Neeraj Khera on October 6, 2012 at 6:09

‘Fish’ speaks for threatened marine life" at Go4BioDiv Exhibition at CBD COP 11 venue at Hyderabad...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/fish-speaks-for-threa...

Comment by ron mader on October 5, 2012 at 3:41

Greetings, everyone! I'll be attending the event and facilitating the Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity,... which takes place October 14 from 9am - 5pm in room Contact Group III. The workshop will engage CoP 11 participants and colleagues around the world with new networking tools that spotlight indigenous and local community tourism services that conserve traditional culture and biodiversity. Many of the examples are drawn from the participants in the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award.

 

Topics

  • Indigenous tourism, biodiversity and the recent extinction risk
  • Relevance of the CBD and its mechanisms to indigenous tourism operators
  • Including biodiversity into product-market matching
  • How to use the Social Web to market tourism services
Comment by Tim Hirsch on October 3, 2012 at 20:23

Hi all

I will be in Hyderabad from Fri 5th until Wednesday 17th. GBIF has side events on Monday 8th and Thursday 11th (see our meetings page) and we will have a story during COP about new research using massive amounts of open-access plant data from South America to help prioritize protected areas.

I will also be taking part in the 'TED'-style 20/20 talks, on Aichi Target 1, on Saturday 12th.

I hope to see some of your there!

Comment by Francis Vorhies on October 3, 2012 at 14:48

I am not attending, but I will most likely write a few blogs for Forbes on the event, especially on developments related to business and finance.

Comment by Neeraj Khera on October 2, 2012 at 13:21

I will be there between 10-19. I am there for a parallel event- International Youth Forum Go4BioDiv www.go4biodiv.org ;  and also organizing a side-event on "Biodiversity heritage sites for climate change adaptation" on October 12 (13.15- 14.45) Room 1.05 - Level 1. You are invited !

 

Comment by Mathen 'Rajeev' Mathew on October 2, 2012 at 1:50

I am located at Hyderabad.  I will be attending the COP from the 8th.

Comment by Mathen 'Rajeev' Mathew on October 2, 2012 at 1:49

We are having a side event on Water Harvesting and please do come. 

Title:  Water harvesting and its importance to drylands and its importance to biodiversity sustenance, 

Date and time:  10th Oct. / 13:15 - 14:45

Venue:  HICC Room No. 1.03/1.04 Level 1.

Thank You,

Mathen 'Rajeev' Mathew

Comment by SYED ALI MUJTABA on October 2, 2012 at 1:16

Biodiversity Summit: Need For A Rethinking On Treaty Enforcement

By S.Faizi

http://www.countercurrents.org/faizi011012.htm

 

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