The International Day for Biological Diversity:Biodiversity and Agriculture 22 May 2008

Scientific Organizations

Scientific organizations conduct research and develop practical solutions to preserving biodiversity in agricultural landscapes. They include universities, botanical gardens and museums. Please visit the links to learn more about their work.

Center for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment

Indigenous Peoples' cultural homelands in most rural areas of developed and developing regions experience common problems in relation to their traditional food systems, food security and health. More »

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is widely recognised as one of the leading centres for advice and action on aspects of plant and fungal conservation. Conservation programmes are undertaken on a wide range of endangered and threatened plants and their habitats. More »

Muséums Nature Montreal

The Muséums Nature Montreal consists of four nature museums: the Montreal Biodôme, the Montreal Botanical Gardens, the Montreal Insectariums and the Montreal Planetarium. The Montreal Nature Museums Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports the Muséums nature Montréal. More »