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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: 05-11-2015

Forthcoming Events

Generation Games Exhibition

Date:
27/04/2018 - 28/10/2018
Description:
This exhibition is a history of home computer games consoles throughout the ages

Claire Allain - Jewellery Showcase

Date:
06/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Description:
Having recently returned to the UK after living in New Zealand for ten years, Claire has been experimenting with new techniques. She has been working with a variety of techniques and marrying metals together to create wearable sculptures or as she likes to call them wearable "Sketches", like little mini contemporary paintings

Eighteen - The Lost Generation - Exhibition

Date:
06/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Description:
Almost half a million men enlisted in the first two months of The Great War, however recruitment soon fell dramatically and conscription was introduced in January 1916.Most single men from the ages of 18 to 41 were liable to be called up for service and by the end of war over five million British men had served.

Katharina Klug - Craft Showcase

Date:
06/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Description:
Katharina create timeless vessels for contemporary interiors. Each piece is individually made from porcelain on the potter's wheel. Naïve, spontaneous pencil strokes, graphic simple patterns that create movement and direction.
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