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Biological diversity

Definition(s)

The conservation of components of biological diversity outside their natural habitats. (Source: EEA/ CBD)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
off-site conservation
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In other languages

French
conservation ex situ
Russian
внешняя консервация
Spanish
conservación ex situ
Arabic
الحفظ خارج الموقع

Explore content

Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to ex-situ conservation coming up from several external sources.

Multilateral environment agreements tagged with ex-situ conservation

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with ex-situ conservation. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convention on Migratory Species
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol

Multimedia

Ex situ conservation - The conservation work of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank Partnership

Ex situ conservation - Why we're storing billions of seeds