biological resources

biological resources

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as genetic resources, organisms or parts thereof, populations, or any other biotic component of ecosystems with actual or potential use or value for humanity.
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The sector is defined as the parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from the land and sea, such as crops, forests and animals, to produce food, materials and energy.
They address the interpretation and application of the UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) and sustainability of the contiguous zone; sustainable fishery management in the South China Sea and in terms of monitoring technology; non-living resources development and environment protection, with reference to offshore oil and gas operations, the delimitation of exclusive economic zone boundaries and continental shelf boundaries, and seabed activities in the South China Sea; the management of marine protected areas and the conservation of marine biological resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, including an ecosystem approach; and climate change and energy security, including marine renewable energy.
The research proposals submitted by 18 academic institutions were distributed onto six research categories; 9 within the energy and industry sector, 5 within health and social service sectors, 9 within environment and biological resources sector, 9 at the culture, social, science and basic sector, 6 within communication and IT sector and 3 within education and human resources sector.
The research proposals submitted by 18 academic institutions were distributed in six research categories; nine within the energy and industry sector, five within health and social service sectors, nine within environment and biological resources sector, nine at the culture, social, science and basic sectors, six within communication and Information and Technology sector and three within education and
The biological resources of the GCC are facing a medium level of such threats, which is biological piracy, especially its marine resources and endangered species.
Utilization of biological resources and facilities may also be an effective tool for creation of a financial basis for the preservation and reproduction of biodiversity in the country, the statement said.
The relevant ministries of the Caspian littoral countries signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of hydrometeorology of the Caspian Sea, an agreement on cooperation in the field of prevention of emergency situations in the Caspian Sea and liquidation of their consequences, an agreement on the protection of aquatic biological resources of the Caspian Sea and their rational use.
Agreement on conservation and sustainable use of water and biological resources of Caspian
Habitat use is defined as the way an animal uses the habitat's physical and biological resources through its environmental components and the animal's behavior.
According to Articles 3 and 15 of this Convention, access to biological resources is now considered the sovereignty of each State, and is no longer the heritage of humanity (Jeffery 2002, Duarte and Velho 2009); therefore, bioprospecting has become a strategy for developing countries, rich in biodiversity, to increase their ability to conduct scientific and technological activities.
They confirmed their will to adopt concrete, realistic and efficient measures to strengthen agreements reached at the CBD in Nagoya, Japan, in 2010: the strategic plan on biodiversity for 2011-2020, the decision on financing and the protocol on access to biological resources, and the equitable sharing of benefits from these resources (Access and Benefit-Sharing, or ABS protocol).

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