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Clarity Brought to Earth’s Cloud Forests

Kuala Lumpur, Cambridge, Nairobi, 9 February 2004

The Earth’s cloud forests, vital and unique habitats for thousands of rare and endangered species, and suppliers of year-round water supplies for farmers, rural communities and many rapidly growing cities, are under increasing threat from factors including agriculture, road-building and climate change.>> Full release

Further Resources

-> Full Report: Cloud Forest Agenda by Philip Bubb, Ian May, Lera Miles and Jeff Sayer (2004) [PDF]

-> Presspack Cloud Forest, UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre

-> UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme [web site]

-> UNESCO International Hydrological (IHP) Programme [web site]

-> UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) [web site]

-> The 7th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, 9-20 February 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [web site]

-> The 8th Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum [web site]