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Species Survival Commission - Species conservation network: a science-based organization, offering to the conservation and development communities the knowledge and tools needed for sound decisions regarding ecosystems and the people who depend on them. The web site is an umbrella for the component specialist groups, programs, publications and Red Lists.

IUCN - The world conservation union, whose mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.

Conservation Biology Discussions - Conservation biology discussion archives provided by the University of Washington.

Bushmeat Crisis Task Force - A consortium of conservation organizations and scientists dedicated to the conservation of wildlife populations threatened by commercial hunting of wildlife for sale as meat.

2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Provides taxonomic, conservation status, and distribution information on taxa that are facing a high risk of global extinction.

The Center for Conservation Biology - A central clearing house of conservation biology related information, resources, university programs, and other conservation biology related links, maintained at Rice University under Dr. Thornhill.

The National Park Service - Charged with the trust of preserving the natural resources of America.

The Whitley Awards Foundation - Offers a wide range of awards and grants for nature conservation projects worldwide. Applications are welcome from those working in nature conservation, botanical and habitat conservation and renewable energy.

Office of Protected Resources - Provides advice for national policy direction and conservation of marine mammals, endangered species and their habitats.

The Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species - Dedicated to preserving and protecting rare and endangered wildlife, with much of the research conducted since its foudning in 1975 has become critical in helping save many species from extinction.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Provides information services on conservation and sustainable use of the world's living resources, and helps others to develop information systems of their own.

Wildlife Conservation Research Unit - Original research on aspects of fundamental biology relevant to wildlife conservation and environmental management. Department of Zoology, Oxford University, UK.

Wildlife Conservation Society - USA organization managing national and international conservation projects, research and education programs.

Biological Conservation Newsletter - A monthly publication of the Department of Systematic Biology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

Conservation Management Institute - Addresses multidisciplinary research questions that affect conservation management effectiveness.

Conservation Fund - Established in 1986, the fund has protected over 1.4 million acres of the nation's natural and cultural heritage, seeking sustainable solutions by integrating environmental and economic goals.

Teaming With Wildlife - A national campaign to prevent species from becoming endangered and to nurture a new generation of wildlife stewards by securing funding for state-level nongame wildlife conservation and related education and recreation programs.

International Marine Mammal Association - Dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and their habitats worldwide, through research and education.

International Events - A list of international conferences devoted to conservation and sustainable development.

UNEP-WCMC Species Conservation Database - Animals - The web frontend to the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre species conservation database of animals. This website provides access to the international legislative and distribution information of animal species throughout the world.

Last Refuge Ltd. - Supporting endangered environments and species through films and images, with photo and sound galleries and information about films made and the awards won.

Temper of the Times Foundation - Provides funds to underwrite advertising designed to promote the conservation and restoration of native wildlife, plants, and ecosystems in the United States. Application guidelines and procedures are given.

Tropical Research and Conservation Centre - Research and education in biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of marine environments of East Malaysia.

Wild World - Provides maps identifying habitat types and areas that are identified as priority for conservation.

ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation - Supports the generation, exchange and dissemination of information related to biodiversity conservation in South East Asia and serves as the focus for networking and institutional linkage among ASEAN Member countries and between ASEAN and EU partner organizations.

Biosis - An abstracting and indexing service for the life sciences.

Conservation Breeding Specialist Group - An international conserveration organization whose mission is to assist conservation of threatened animal and plant species through scientific management of small populations in wild habitats, with linkage to captive populations where needed.

Center for Applied Biodiversity Science - A division of Conservation International, calling attention to areas of biodiversity that are threatened with destruction.

Rainforest Conservation Fund - A non-profit organization that is dedicated to preserving the world's tropical forests.

BP Conservation Project - Provides funding for student led conservation projects world-wide.

Docent - The Zoo docents are volunteers who share with visitors the mysteries and wonder of animals that we share this planet with, complementing the educational efforts of the Singapore Zoological Gardens and Night Safari by providing special programmes on conservation awareness.

Conservation Online - A webchannel designed to bring together the various organisations working on all aspects of conservation.

The Charles Darwin Foundation - Founded in 1959, under the auspices of UNESCO and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, the Charles Darwin Foundation is dedicated to the conservation of the Galapagos ecosystems.

Research, Conservation and Education - Engages in scientific research, conservation, and education activities involving wildlife species at all levels of biological organization, from the molecular level up to the biosphere level.

Conservation Law Foundation - Uses law, economics and science to solve the environmental problems that threaten the people, natural resources and communities of New England.

Offwell Woodland and Wildlife Trust - Concerned with the conservation of species, habitats and biodiversity.

Conservation Environment Ecosystems - Focuses on the privatization of important conservation lands by Toronto Conservation Authority in the Rouge Park.

Biodiversity Conservation - Detailed information on issues related to biodiversity conservation such as conservation strategies, community oriented approaches, and biodiversity laws.

Pacific Conservation Biology - Papers on conservation research and management in the Pacific region.

Biodiversity Conservation - Biodiversity conservation programme for the Eastern Caribbean, 1990-1999.

Biodiversity - Provides information on present status and key issues of biodiversity in India. This also contains case studies, discussion list, and links.

Biodiversity Conservation - A national strategy and action plan of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Biodiversity Conservation Information System - A partnership of major international organisations involved with biodiversity and conservation. Aiming to provide conservationists, government officials and others with access to important information about conservation of biodiversity.

Biodiversity Conservation Network - BCN was established to test hypotheses about the conditions under which community-based enterprises can lead to conservation. This BCN Web site is no longer being updated, however, details of the research are still accessible.

Biodiversity and WORLDMAP - Measuring biodiversity value & selecting priority areas for conservation.

Biodiversity Conservation - The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) implements and coordinates programs or activities that study, conserve, and manage biological diversity, both domestically and internationally.

Biodiversity Conservation - Proceedings from a workshop on the applications of NASA technology for biodiversity conservation.

Biodiversity Conservation Programme - For the Eastern Caribbean, 1990-1999.

Biodiversity Database of Washington DC - Aims to provide photographs and information about the species in the Washington D.C. Area.

Biodiversity Document - This discussion document is part of a process to involve a wide range of people in making new policies for South Africa on the best ways to protect and to use our rich biological diversity.

Journal of Life on Earth - A journal advocating conservation, sustainable development and wise use of the earth's biological resources, published by Tropical Conservancy.

Conservation International - Field-based non-profit organization that uses science, economics, policy, and community involvement to promote biodiversity conservation in tropical rain forests and other endangered ecosystems worldwide. Works in 23 countries in Latin America, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region.

Biodiversity Program - Canadian pulp and paper industry program intended to establish industry as a leader and partner in biodiversity conservation and sustainable use. Includes a searchable database.

Biodiversity Program - The program conducts studies relating to biological diversity, systematics, evolution and ecology and is one of the five National Museum of Natural History research initiatives.

Biodiversity Servers - Links to many biodiversity sites.

Eldis Biodiversity and Conservation Guide - Offers a structured overview of the subject.

Community Biodiversity Network - A description of biodiversity and it's conservation in Australia.

Conservation of Biological Diversity - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources joined forces with the Nature Conservancy, Potomac Electric Power Company and the U.S. Department of the Interior to host a conference on biodiversity conservation in 1998.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation 1999 - Information on all aspects of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act, 1999

National Biodiversity Network - An information network of biodiversity data provided by a collaboration of organisations, such as the UK nature agencies, wildlife trusts, the Natural History Museum and others.

The Rare Species Conservatory Foundation - A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving biodiversity.

Watershed Biodiversity - Analysis and conservation of biodiversity of watersheds.

NatureServe Explorer - Source for conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals, and ecological communities of the United States and Canada.

Biodiversity Support Program - Operated from 1989-2001 as a consortium of international conservation agencies. Numerous publications and other documents have been archived online. Emphasis on projects combining conservation with social and economic development.

Community for Coastal and Cassowary Conservation Inc. - A community-based program that encourages residents, volunteers, businesses and interest groups to care for their coastal areas. Gives information on projects and contact information.

International Trust for Nature Conservation - A UK charity working mainly in Nepal and India. Gives information on species and habitat protection, monitoring, reforestation and environmental education.

ESRI Conservation Program - Conservation information and links to organisations.

Madagascar Fauna Group - An international consortium of zoos and related institutions working to conserve Madagascar's wildlife and habitats. Gives information about Madagascar, projects being undertaken and contact details.

Natural Resources Defense Council - Information about the threats to endangered animals and their habitats.

Indiana Conservation - Dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity in Indiana, includes lists and descriptions of endangered species and habitats, and news and updates of conservation groups.