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Biological diversity
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Definition(s)

A physical linkage, connecting two areas of habitat and differing from the habitat on either side. Corridors are used by organisms to move around without having to leave the preferred habitat. (Source: GEMET/DUNSTE)
Connectivity conservation projects create linkages and corridors between protected areas and other patches of habitat, increasing the mobility and range of many species and allowing them to move from one patch of protected vegetation to another. (edited from various sources)

Hierarchy

Broader: conservation
Related terms:
corridor
ecological network
habitat network
landscape connectivity
wildlife corridor
connectedness

In other languages

French
conservation de la connectivité
Russian
сохранение связности
Spanish
conservación de la conectividad ecológica
Chinese, Simplified
连通性养护
Arabic
حفظ الربط الإيكولوجي

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with connectivity conservation

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with connectivity conservation. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Migratory Species
Rotterdam Convention