18. Conserving Biodiversity in a Target-Driven World

  1. Ben Collen6,
  2. Nathalie Pettorelli6,
  3. Jonathan E. M. Baillie7 and
  4. Sarah M. Durant6
  1. Simon N. Stuart1,2,3,4,5 and
  2. Ben Collen6

Published Online: 25 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118490747.ch18

Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation: Bridging the Gap between Global Commitment and Local Action

Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation: Bridging the Gap between Global Commitment and Local Action

How to Cite

Stuart, S. N. and Collen, B. (2013) Conserving Biodiversity in a Target-Driven World, in Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation: Bridging the Gap between Global Commitment and Local Action (eds B. Collen, N. Pettorelli, J. E. M. Baillie and S. M. Durant), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118490747.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK

  2. 7

    Conservation Programmes, Zoological Society of London, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Simon Stuart IUCN Species Survival Commission, Rue Mauverney 28, 1196 Gland, Switzerland

  2. 2

    UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DL, UK

  3. 3

    Conservation International, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK

  5. 5

    Al Ain Zoo, P.O. Box 45553, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  6. 6

    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 12 APR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332919

Online ISBN: 9781118490747

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Keywords:

  • biodiversity in target-driven world;
  • CBD's 2010 Target, positive aspects;
  • 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets;
  • biodiversity loss, mainstreaming biodiversity;
  • reducing biodiversity, for sustainable;
  • CBD 2010 Target, problematic;
  • biodiversity, multifaceted approach;
  • biodiversity/ecosystem for human benefit;
  • economic costs of inaction;
  • Aichi Target, and design of indicators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • The CBD 2010 Target - positive aspects

  • The CBD 2010 Target - problematic aspects

  • The 2010 Target - why was it notmet?

  • How do we raise the priority of biodiversity?

  • How will the Aichi 2020 Biodiversity Target help avoid pitfalls post-2010?

  • Linking targets to actions

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References