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Biological diversity

Definition(s)

Any forest environment, in which plants and animals interact with the chemical and physical features of the environment, in which they live. (Source: GEMET/GILP96a)
Forest biological diversity means the variability among forest living organisms and the ecological processes of which they are part; this includes diversity in forests within species, between species and of ecosystems and landscapes (Source: CBD)

In other languages

French
biodiversité forestière
Russian
биоразнообразие лесов
Spanish
biodiversidad forestal
Chinese, Simplified
森林生物多样性
Arabic
التنوع البيولوجي للغاباتty

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with forest biodiversity

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with forest biodiversity. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Kyoto Protocol
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution