Biodiversity encompasses the whole variety of life on Earth.
On a world scale the rate of loss is now recognised to be a cause for serious concern, requiring concerted international action to prevent continued loss of biodiversity.
In this section:
- What is Biodiversity?
Find out more on what we mean by the term biodiversity.
- Convention on Biological Diversity
Learn more about what the convention of biological diversity is, and how it is implemented in the UK
- Action in the UK
Information on the England Biodiversity Strategy, the UK approach to conserving biodiversity, the UK action plan
- Action internationally
Find out more on the UN convention on Biological Diversity and the EU biodiversity strategy.
- Marine Biodiversity
- Evidence and Research
Find out what indicators we use to measure progress on improving and maintaining biodiversity in England.
Find out who to contact and how for more information on Biodiversity.
Page last modified: 07 May 2009
Page published: 23 October 2008