21.01.2011 -

Biosphere Reserves & Earth Resources

UNESCO’s Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences will convene an expert meeting on 15 February 2011 to discuss the role of earth resource extraction (mining and the removal of oil and gas and biosphere reserves.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the launching of a new initiative at the intersection of ecology and earth sciences and to develop the connection between the Earth Resources Theme of the International Geosciences Programme (IGCP) and the Biosphere Reserve model of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme.

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