Canada KBA Media
What are Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) and how are they identified? This video produced by the Canada KBA Secretariat provides an overview of the technical process for identifying and proposing KBAs.
By Jaime Grimm, Key Biodiversity Areas Research Associate, Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. Published in the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network blog Last year, we wrote about our work to identify Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) in Canada. These are places with exceptional biodiversity, and can be found anywhere from scenic wilderness areas, [...]
The Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas (the “KBA Standard”) outlines the rules for identifying KBAs and ensures that all globally-recognized KBAs worldwide are identified in a way that is objective, transparent and rigorous. In addition, it encourages coordinators of in-country KBA identification processes to adapt KBA [...]
Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) assessment work requires lots of data, knowledge, and methodological tools, and in turn also produces a lot of data and information that is broadly relevant to conservation. Join us to learn about the data that we have amassed within the Canadian KBA initiative, how we have [...]
This webinar is presented by WCS Canada/U of Guelph post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Jeffrey Wall. Dr. Wall is an ethnobiologist currently working with Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership, U of Guelph and WCS Canada to develop a conceptual framework capable of envisioning win-win scenarios between First Nations environmental values and biodiversity conservation [...]
Scientists say we should consider biodiversity and ecosystem services when deciding which areas to protect CBC Radio · Posted: Jan 15, 2021 4:14 PM ET | Last Updated: January 15 **Listen to the Quirks and Quarks episode here.** Scientists warn that if we don't act soon to protect our environment, we're in for a [...]