AP Environmental Science – Organization/Acts

IUCN
WORLD CONSERVATION UNION

-International Organization that maintains a Red List of threatened species world-wide

CITES
CONVENTION ON TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES

-An international treaty conveying some protection to endangered and threatened species by restricting trade inn those species or their products

CBD
CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

-The Convention on Biological Diversity is an international treaty to sustain the diversity of life on Earth.

GBO2
GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY OUTLOOK 2

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

Biological wealth
The life-sustaining combination of commercial, scientific, and aesthetic values imparted to a region by its biota