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Global Biodiversity Outlook 2 assesses the current status and trends of biodiversity and the key drivers of biodiversity loss. It provides a powerful case for the importance of biodiversity to human well-being. The report contains a succinct overview of the status of the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity, progress towards the 2010 Biodiversity Target and its contribution to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. As 2010 approaches, the document identifies key actions required at the individual, institutional and systemic levels to achieve the 2010 target. Chapter 1. The essential role of biodiversity -- Chapter 2. The 2010 biodiversity target: establishing current trends : Chapter 3. Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity -- Chapter 4. Prospects and challenges for achieving the 2010 biodiversity target -- Conclusions. Actions to achieve the 2010 biodiversity target.
ImprintMontreal : Convention on Biological Diversity, UNEP-WCMC, 2006
vii, 81 p. : ill., charts, graphs, maps, tables
Global Biodiversity Outlook 2 was prepared by the Secretariat in collaboration with the UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Includes bibliographical references. Available also online (viewed 18 Sep. 2020).