Wilson, E.O., Biodiversity (1988) 2 copies in the library (QH 75)
Gaston, K.J., Biodiversity: An introduction (2004). 4 copies available in the library (QH 75 GAS).
Yale lectures on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB). This includes a lecture on ‘Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Ecosystems Services’
E.O. Wilson, TED talk ‘My wish: Build the Encyclopedia of Life’.
Oxford University Biodiversity Institute
International Working Groups
Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES) – an intergovernmental body for assessing the state of the planet’s biodiversity, its ecosystems and the essential services they provide to society. The first meeting of IPBES took place on 27 Jan 2013.
Convention on Biological Diversity. The 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties was held in 2012. There is a strategic plan for biodiversity 2011-2020
International Union for Conservation of Nature – helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): What is biodiversity?
‘Biodiversity Conservation: Challenges Beyond 2010’. Article in Science (2010)
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) (2001-2005) – a scientific appraisal of the condition and trends in the world’s ecosystems and the services they provide.
UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre: Carbon, biodiversity & ecosystem services. Contains interactive maps and interactive carbon calculator (estimates of carbon stored in protected areas on a global map).
National Biodiversity Network’s Gateway. Use it to explore UK biodiversity data.