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 Message from the Emirates Diving Association:


IYB 2010

For you to understand the need to create 2010 International Year of Biodiversity take a look at this educational video:


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Objectives of IYB



Raise awareness of the importance of conserving biodiversity for human well-being and promote understanding of the economic value of biodiversity

Enhance public knowledge of the threats to biodiversity and means to conserve it

Encourage organizations (and through them individuals) to take direct or indirect biodiversity conservation activities

Celebrate the achievements of Countdown 2010 partners and other stakeholders

Reporting on the possible failures for not achieving the Target

Prepare the ground for communicating the post-2010 target(s)




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