July 1st, 2010

The "Nagoya Declaration - URBIO2010" was adopted by the participants at the General Assembly of URBIO2010 and has now been distributed to

- the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity,

- the Global Partnership on Cities and Biodiversity,

- the Aichi-Nagoya COP10 CBD Promotion Committee,

- the Round Table on COP10/MOP5,

- the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Government of Japan and

- the Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan.

All participants of URBIO2010 hope that the Declaration is widely distributed all over the world and used during the discussion to the City Biodiversity Summit 2010 and during COP10 in this year. All participants confirmed again that the URBIO network will periodically hold meetings linked with future COP meetings, in order to support further CBD initiatives on "Cities and Biodiversity".

May 26th, 2010

The Nagoya Declaration URBIO 2010 was adopted on 21st May, 2010. You can now download it from the URBIO 2010 website, from the URBIO network website or the website of the CBD. Please click on the small image to enlarge the picture of the final ceremony of the URBIO conference in Nagoya, were the declaration was adopted.


April 8th, 2010

The presentation program for URBIO2010 in Nagoya, Japan is now available on the conference website. Please visit URBIO2010 website for further information. To directly view or download the presentation program use this link.





April 21st, 2010

The book "Urban Biodiversity and Design", where the contributions to URBIO2008 are collected, is available now in the "Conservation Science and Practice Series" as No 7, published by Wiley-Blackwell.

More information on the book as well as another chance to order it you will find at the publisher's website. To visit Wiley online follow these links for hardcover edition (external link) and paperback edition (external link).