Biological Diversity, International Protection
- Regional co-operation — Endangered species — Marine environment, protection — Climate change — Pollution
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 According to the definition upon which the States Parties to the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity (‘CBD’) agreed in Art. 2 CBD ‘Biological Diversity’ means the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. This broad and comprehensive definition includes three elements of diversity: genetic diversity, ie the variation of genes within a species; species...