Links to Sites Associated with PABITRA's Mission

Scientific Societies

IUBS International Union of Biological Sciences  
PSA Pacific Science Association Founded in 1920.
(mirror site)
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme Part of the South Pacific Commission.

Action Strategy for Nature Conservation in the Pacific islands region (1999-2002)(PDF, 499K)

SPC Secretariat of the Pacific Community Formerly the "South Pacific Commission," it was established in 1947.
PABITRA Pacific-Asia Biodiversity Transect A branch of DIWPA.
DIWPA DIVERSITAS in the Western Pacific and Asia Established in 1993 and coordinated by the Center for Ecological Research at Kyoto University.
DIVERSITAS   Launched in 1991 in cooperation with ICSU, SCOPE and UNESCO. It is considered the direct successor to the International Biological Program (active from the mid-60s to the early 1980s).
ECEP Ecology, Conservation, and Environmental Protection Division Part of the PSA
(alt. site)
International Biological Observation Year  Part of DIVERSITAS
SCOPE Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment Established as part of ICSU in 1969.
ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions  
UNESCO United Nations Education, Science, and Cultural Organization  


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Last Updated: 06/16/05