Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA)
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Inaugurated as a cross-cutting network of U-XE2289 - DIVERSITAS - International Programme of Biodiversity Science in fulfillment of H-XF2785 - Global Action Plan for Environment and Development in the 21st Century (Agenda 21); initiated by the Swiss Academy of Sciences. Activities officially taken up by convening the First International Conference on Mountain Biodiversity, Rigi Kaltbad (Switzerland), Sep 2000. Currently a project of F-XJ6881 - Future Earth.
Explore and explain the great biological richness of the mountains of the world and their responses to global change; provide input to policy makers and stakeholders for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in mountain regions; synthesize hidden and fragmented results of research on mountain biodiversity; shape a global corporate identity for a scattered research community; increase visibility of mountain biodiversity issues; advocate studies on the human influence on natural and cultural landscapes in the mountains; encourage sustainable development of rural upland areas.
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