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Torfaen Biodiversity Partnership

Global Biodiversity

Convention on Biological Diversity

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force on 29 December 1993. It has 3 main objectives:

  • The conservation of biological diversity
  • The sustainable use of the components of biological diversity
  • The fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources

The following links provide detailed information regarding the Convention and how it operates.

For further information visit www.cbd.int

Rio Conventions’ Ecosystem Pavilion

The Pavilion will demonstrate, through thematic presentations, workshops and the worldwide web, the challenges facing biodiversity and land managers resulting from the unavoidable and projected adverse impacts of climate change.

Parties and organisations will profile activities that link biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, sustainable land management and efforts to combat desertification, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

The multiple benefits derived from these activities and their contribution towards sustainable development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will also be presented.

Green TV

green.tv is the broadband TV channel for environmental films. green.tv is the first website to bring together films from a whole range of environmental organisations and independent filmmakers and make them available to anyone anywhere. To find out more about us, watch the green.tv story.

green.tv has been developed by largeblue and the Espians with the support and endorsement of the United Nations Environment Programme.

green.tv is a broad environmental church bringing together ideas and viewpoints from the world's leading environmental organisations, including UNEP, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, Water Aid, IUCN, Stop Climate Chaos and many many more.

If you're inspired by green.tv, please help spread the word by telling your friends and posting a link on your website. There's a huge amount to communicate in a very short space of time. If you're a filmmaker with a story that you'd like us to air, then please get straight in touch.

For further information visit www.green.tv


Last Modified on: 05-12-2018

Forthcoming Events

Hope Rescue Fun Dog Show

Date:
08/05/2020
Description:
Hope Rescue Fun Dog show on Friday 8 May at Greenmeadow Community Farm in Cwmbran.

Bipolar UK Cwmbran Support Group

Date:
21/05/2020
Description:
Our Support Groups offer peer support to those affected by bipolar, including family, friends and carers. These groups allow people to get much needed support, information, and the opportunity to share their experiences.

Gwent County History Association Annual Lecture and AGM

Date:
13/06/2020
Description:
A talk by local Pharmacist Sue Jones: Pharmacy Whims and Whimsies. The lecture includes fascinating anecdotes about past 'chemists' in the local area. The AGM will follow the lecture.

The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long

Date:
06/08/2020
Description:
This is the greatest show! An amazing Sing-A-Long outdoor cinema experience at Pontypool Park with a showing of The Greatest Showman.
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