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European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC-BD)

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TitleEuropean Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC-BD)
CreatorMuséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN); European Environment Agency (EEA)
DescriptionThe European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC-BD) succeeds the ETC on Nature Protection and Biodiversity (ETC-NPB) which itself succeeds the ETC for Nature Conservation (ETC-NC). The main tasks of ETC-BD are to: Assist the European Environment Agency (EEA) in its task of reporting on Europe's environment by addressing state and trends of biodiversity in Europe; Provide the relevant information to support the implementation of environmental and sustainable development policies in Europe; Build capacity for reporting on biodiversity in Europe, mainly through the European Information and Observation Network (EIONET). ETC-BD is lead by the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN) in Paris.
URLhttp://bd.eionet.europa.eu/
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPEAN UNION
KeywordsNatura 2000; EIONET; biodiversity; EUNIS; information systems; environmental policy; sustainable development; ETC; data
TypeDatasets, Statistics, Information services, International organizations, EC-EU resources
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: May 2 2007 | Last updated: November 18 2015