Newsletter Archive

November 2008

Feature: Barcelona at the heart of conservation!
  • Cities will better manage their biodiversity
  • Are countries doing enough?
  • A new target after 2010?
  • Do it yourself: Help spreading the word by creating your own flag!
  • Internal: 1, 2, 4, … 1,500 partners by 2009!
  • State of Biodiversity: Almost one in five in mammals on the brink
  • Focus on Investment in ecological restoration means benefits for all

September 2008

Feature: Local Action for Biodiversity ICLEI + IUCN = LAB
Local authorities as partners of Countdown 2010
  • Internal: Countdown 2010 at the World Conservation Congress
  • Focus on Herdade do Esporão
  • State of Biodiversity: The 2010 Readiness Assessment
  • Do it yourself: Host the “Nature –Our Precious Web” exhibition!

June 2008

Feature: After the biodiversity summit
  • Paying for biodiversity
  • Motion for the oceans
  • Biodiversity: Benefits for all
  • Local action at global conference
  • From Kobe to Bonn to Nagoya
Internal: Countdown 2010 Partners’ Assembly
Focus on Berlin
State of Biodiversity: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Do it yourself: Sign the resolution for wilderness in Europe

March 2008

Feature: Forests and Nature
  • Facts and figures on Forests
  • Forest management: Close to Nature
  • Forests at CBD COP
  • Reporting Forests for 2010
  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Ecosystem Degradation
State of Biodiversity: Biodiversity loss is serious, say Europeans
Focus on Rome
Countdown 2010: Partners Assembly on May 22

January 2008

Feature: One look back, two looks ahead
  • 2007: A year in the life of Countdown 2010
  • May 2008: 9th Conference of the Parties | Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP9)
  • October 2008: World Conservation Congress
  • Do it yourself: Assess the Economics of Biodiversity Loss
  • State of Biodiversity: The global amphibian crisis
  • Focus on North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Countdown 2010: Advisory Board and Staff Changes

November 2007

Feature: Assessing Progress towards 2010
  • Halting the loss: How Europe measures Biodiversity
  • Global Progress on 2010 Indicators
  • National reporting on the 2010 biodiversity target
  • The Countdown 2010 Readiness Assessment
  • State of Biodiversity : European conservation works
  • Down to Earth : Local Action for Biodiversity
  • Internal : IUCN Pan-European Programme 2009-2012
  • Focus on European Habitats Forum
Download as pdf

September 2007

Feature: Global Action on Biodiversity
  • Countdown 2010 in South America
  • Countdown 2010 in Southern Africa
  • Countdown 2010 in Eastern Europe
  • Countdown 2010 in Asia
  • Outlooks
  • Do it yourself : Rate your country’s performance on biodiversity!
  • State of Biodiversity : the Encyclopedia of Life
  • Internal : New faces at Countdown 2010
  • Focus on National Park Thayatal
Download as pdf

July 2007

Feature: Drivers of Biodiversity Loss
  • What destroys biodiversity
  • Humanity, the manipulator
  • Systems of sustainability
  • Do it yourself: Travel in a sustainable manner
  • State of Biodiversity: European Mammals Assessment
  • Down to Earth: the Basque country and biodiversity
  • Internal: New Advisory Board
  • Focus on A Rocha
Download as pdf

May 2007

Feature on Business and Biodiversity
  • The Business Case for Biodiversity
  • Ecologies of Scale
  • How to Green your Business
  • Responsible and Accountable
  • Portuguese-EU Initiative on Business and Biodiversity
  • Do it yourself : Celebrate Biodiversity Day
  • State of Biodiversity : Biodiversity and Climate Change
  • Down to Earth: Model Regions to Boost Local Action on Biodiversity
  • Internal: Partners Assembly and Survey
  • Focus on Business in Portugal
Download as pdf

March 2007

Feature on Marine Biodiversity

Expert Workshop: Countdown 2010 for Marine Ecosystems
Towards an EU-wide maritime policy
Marine protected areas in action

Do it yourself: What fish to eat
State of Biodiversity: Wellbeing through wildlife
Internal: Countdown 2010 – a truly global initiative!
Focus on parks and tourism

January 2007

Feature on Biodiversity and the European Union

European Council welcomes Biodiversity Communication
European Parliament Report on 2010 target by April
Regions and Civil Society
European Commission implements Action Plan

State of biodiversity : Likely Decline of European Biodiversity between now and 2030
Do it yourself : Reduce your own impact on biodiversity
Internal : New Countdown 2010 Website and International Material
Focus on Parco Nazionale Arcipelago di La Maddalena

November 2006

Feature on Building Partnerships for Biodiversity

Many small steps: Building Partnerships for Biodiversity
Wanted: A new vision for nature in Europe
Global challenges, and European responsibilities
Global challenges, global partnerships
Local action on biodiversity

State of Biodiversity: What we know, and what we may do about it
Do it yourself: Use Countdown 2010 Communication Material to promote the 2010 biodiversity target
Internal: Countdown 2010 Executive Group Changes Name
Focus on the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM)

September 2006

Feature on Biodiversity and Development

Biodiversity in European Development Cooperation
A decisive moment in the history of the 2010 biodiversity target
Countdown 2010 going global?

Neither fish nor fowl: Biodiversity’s treasures in danger
Do it yourself Get your country to join Countdown 2010
Focus on Black Country Living Landscape
Welcome to new staff!

June 2006

The EU’s Biodiversity Communication launched on International Biodiversity Day
Observations from Green Week 2006 Biodiversity is Life!
Plan Act Review : Countdown 2010 and Assessment
Steering ahead . Partners of Countdown 2010 meet in Brussels
Do it yourself! Include the 2010 biodiversity target in the MDGs
Focus on Georgian Centre for the Conservation of Wildlife

April 2006

2010 at the Convention on Biological Diversity
4th Biodiversity in Europe Conference
Making development cooperation work for biodiversity
Working together to save biodiversity in the Caucasus
Study warns of drastic biodiversity loss
Focus on SVS BirdLife Switzerland

September 2008

Feature: Local Action for Biodiversity

ICLEI + IUCN = LAB
Local authorities as partners of Countdown 2010

Internal: Countdown 2010 at the World Conservation Congress
Focus on Herdade do Esporao
State of Biodiversity: The 2010 Readiness Assessment
Do it yourself: Host the “Nature –Our Precious Web” exhibition!

June 2008

Feature: After the biodiversity summit

Paying for biodiversity
Motion for the oceans
Biodiversity: Benefits for all
Local action at global conference
From Kobe to Bonn to Nagoya

Internal: Countdown 2010 Partners’ Assembly
Focus on Berlin
State of Biodiversity: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Do it yourself: Sign the resolution for wilderness in Europe

March 2008

Feature: Forests and Nature

Facts and figures on Forests
Forest management: Close to Nature
Forests at CBD COP
Reporting Forests for 2010
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Ecosystem Degradation

State of Biodiversity: Biodiversity loss is serious, say Europeans
Focus on Rome
Countdown 2010: Partners Assembly on May 22

January 2008

Feature: One look back, two looks ahead

2007: A year in the life of Countdown 2010
May 2008: 9th Conference of the Parties | Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP9)
October 2008: World Conservation Congress

Do it yourself: Assess the Economics of Biodiversity Loss
State of Biodiversity: The global amphibian crisis
Focus on North Rhine-Westphalia
Countdown 2010: Advisory Board and Staff Changes

November 2007

Feature: Assessing Progress towards 2010

Halting the loss: How Europe measures Biodiversity
Global Progress on 2010 Indicators
National reporting on the 2010 biodiversity target
The Countdown 2010 Readiness Assessment

State of Biodiversity : European conservation works
Down to Earth : Local Action for Biodiversity
Internal : IUCN Pan-European Programme 2009-2012
Focus on European Habitats Forum

Download as pdf

September 2007

Feature: Global Action on Biodiversity

Countdown 2010 in South America
Countdown 2010 in Southern Africa
Countdown 2010 in Eastern Europe
Countdown 2010 in Asia
Outlooks

Do it yourself : Rate your country’s performance on biodiversity!
State of Biodiversity : the Encyclopedia of Life
Internal : New faces at Countdown 2010
Focus on National Park Thayatal

Download as pdf

July 2007

Feature: Drivers of Biodiversity Loss

What destroys biodiversity
Humanity, the manipulator
Systems of sustainability

Do it yourself: Travel in a sustainable manner
State of Biodiversity: European Mammals Assessment
Down to Earth: the Basque country and biodiversity
Internal: New Advisory Board
Focus on A Rocha

Download as pdf

May 2007

Feature on Business and Biodiversity

The Business Case for Biodiversity
Ecologies of Scale
How to Green your Business
Responsible and Accountable
Portuguese-EU Initiative on Business and Biodiversity

Do it yourself : Celebrate Biodiversity Day
State of Biodiversity : Biodiversity and Climate Change
Down to Earth: Model Regions to Boost Local Action on Biodiversity
Internal: Partners Assembly and Survey
Focus on Business in Portugal

Download as pdf

March 2007

Feature on Marine Biodiversity

Expert Workshop: Countdown 2010 for Marine Ecosystems
Towards an EU-wide maritime policy
Marine protected areas in action

Do it yourself: What fish to eat
State of Biodiversity: Wellbeing through wildlife
Internal: Countdown 2010 – a truly global initiative!
Focus on parks and tourism

January 2007

Feature on Biodiversity and the European Union

European Council welcomes Biodiversity Communication
European Parliament Report on 2010 target by April
Regions and Civil Society
European Commission implements Action Plan

State of biodiversity : Likely Decline of European Biodiversity between now and 2030
Do it yourself : Reduce your own impact on biodiversity
Internal : New Countdown 2010 Website and International Material
Focus on Parco Nazionale Arcipelago di La Maddalena

November 2006

Feature on Building Partnerships for Biodiversity

Many small steps: Building Partnerships for Biodiversity
Wanted: A new vision for nature in Europe
Global challenges, and European responsibilities
Global challenges, global partnerships
Local action on biodiversity

State of Biodiversity: What we know, and what we may do about it
Do it yourself: Use Countdown 2010 Communication Material to promote the 2010 biodiversity target
Internal: Countdown 2010 Executive Group Changes Name
Focus on the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM)

September 2006

Feature on Biodiversity and Development

Biodiversity in European Development Cooperation
A decisive moment in the history of the 2010 biodiversity target
Countdown 2010 going global?

Neither fish nor fowl: Biodiversity’s treasures in danger
Do it yourself Get your country to join Countdown 2010
Focus on Black Country Living Landscape
Welcome to new staff!

June 2006

The EU’s Biodiversity Communication launched on International Biodiversity Day
Observations from Green Week 2006 – Biodiversity is Life!
Plan – Act – Review : Countdown 2010 and Assessment
Steering ahead . Partners of Countdown 2010 meet in Brussels
Do it yourself! Include the 2010 biodiversity target in the MDGs
Focus on Georgian Centre for the Conservation of Wildlife

April 2006

2010 @ the Convention on Biological Diversity
4th Biodiversity in Europe Conference
Making development cooperation work for biodiversity
Working together to save biodiversity in the Caucasus
Study warns of drastic biodiversity loss
Focus on SVS BirdLife Switzerland

January 2006

Editorial : About Countdown 2010 and its latest developments
Measuring progress : The Countdown 2010 Assessment Toolkit
Become a Partner now : Sign the Declaration to save biodiversity by 2010!
Have your say : Contribute to the Consultation on the European Commission’s Biodiversity Communication
Act globally : The 2010 biodiversity target and the rest of the world
Act locally : Local governments joining the Countdown 2010 alliance – the example of Tilburg
Countdown 2010 : Four Challenges for Four Years