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UNEP-WCMC Launches Reports on Climate Change and Biodiversity

14dic_09_00811 December 2009: UN Environment Programme-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has launched a series of reports on climate change and biodiversity at the UN Copenhagen Climate Change Conference.

These include: a report reviewing the measures to promote co-benefits from reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD); reviews of the recent scientific literature on climate change and biodiversity, produced in support of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD); an updated global carbon map; two summary reports on Tanzania and Jiangxi Province, China, which provide detailed spatial analyses of the relationship between carbon storage, biodiversity and ecosystem services; and three posters outlining spatial analyses of the relationship between carbon storage, biodiversity and ecosystem services in Tanzania, China and Honduras.[Carbon markets and forest conservation: a review of the environments benefits of REDD mechanisms][Review of the Literature on the Links between Biodiversity and Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation (CBD Technical Series No. 42)][Updated Global Carbon Map][Summary reports on carbon, biodiversity and ecosystem services: exploring co-benefits:Tanzania][Jiangxi Province, China][Posters on carbon, biodiversity and ecosystem services: exploring co-benefits:Tanzania][Jiangxi Province, China][Honduras]