Biodiversity Outcomes Framework

Canada's Biodiversity Outcomes Framework [ [ Biodiversity Outcomes Framework] ] was approved by Ministers responsible for Environment, Forests, Parks, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Wildlife in October 2006. It has been developed further to the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy, [ [ Canadian Biodiversity Strategy] ] an implementation measure required under Article 6 of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. [ [ Convention Article 6. General Measures for Conservation and Sustainable Use] ] [ [ National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs)] ]

Criticism of the Framework

The Framework has been developed from the Canadian Biodiversity Strategy, which has been criticized as having a tendency to focus on species and to assign less importance to other scales of biodiversity from the genetic to the ecosystem level. [ [ Celebrating Biodiversity: Adaptive Planning and Biodiversity Conservation] ]

ee also

*Criticisms of the biodiversity paradigm


External links

* [ Convention on Biological Diversity]
* [ Biodiversity Convention Office]
* [ Environment Canada]

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