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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

Family of Miners Exhibition

Date:
22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
Description:
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

A Traditional Welsh Christmas

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Wrap up warm and gather at Pit Top at 10.15am to welcome Father Christmas as he travels 300ft UP from underground, then later join him in his cottage for Storytime.* Browse our Christmas Market selling handmade gifts and crafts, make your own Christmas Crafts* and enjoy our Festive Food Offer in the Canteen.

Christmas at Greenmeadow Community Farm

Date:
14 - 15/12/2019
Description:
We are delighted to be welcoming back one of our absolute FAVOURITE visitors...Father Christmas will be sledging in with a Ho Ho Ho to welcome school groups and prebooked groups of 10 or more to the Farm from late November - please call for details or to book!

Farmer for a Day

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Suitable for age 8-14. Get the Real Life Farming Experience at Greenmeadow Community Farm!
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