2010 Biodiversity Target

Assessing Progress Toward the 2010 Target

Global Biodiversity Outlook

is the flagship publication of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Global Biodiversity Outlook 3

was formally launched in the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity. Drawing on a range of information sources, including national reports, biodiversity indicators information, scientific literature, and a study assessing biodiversity scenarios for the future, the third edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook summarizes the latest data on status and trends of biodiversity and draws conclusions for the future strategy of the Convention. An important source of information in the preparation of the third edition was the information contained in the

fourth national reports

which was used to measure progress towards the achievement of the 2010 Biodiversity Target.

Global Biodiversity Outlook 2 assesses the current status and trends of biodiversity and the key drivers of biodiversity loss.

  • The full text of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 2 is available below:


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