Data and Conservation Networks

 

In the table below you will find links to Caribbean and international data and conservation networks that include in their records data and information on Jamaican biodiversity and their conservation.

 

NETWORK

SOME TYPES OF AVAILABLE DATA AND INFORMATION FOR JAMAICA

 

SPECIES ECOSYSTEMS BIOSAFETY POLICY & LEGISLATION PUBLIC AWARENESS & EDUCATION
Biosafety Clearing-House Central Portal

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Birdlife International Data Zone

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(include endemic and threatened)

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Caribbean Invasive Alien Species Network

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Caribbean Marine Protected Areas Management (CAMPAM) Network and Forum

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Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism

Jamaica National Marine Fisheries Atlas

Regional Overview of Queen Conch

 

Regional Overview of Spiny Lobster

 

Marine Fisheries Census of Jamaica 1998

 

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Catalogue of Seed Plants of the West Indies  √  √

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Convention on Biological Diversity: Clearing-House Mechanism

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Coralpedia (Your guide to Caribbean corals and sponges)
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  √
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Virtual Herbarium  √  √  √
Fishbase  √  √
Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN)

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(include threatened)

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Invasive Species Compendium – CABI

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IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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(include endemic and threatened)

Listing of Protected Areas under the SPAW Protocol  √  √  √
The Jamaican Virtual Herbarium  √(include endemic and threatened)
UNEP – Caribbean Environment Programme

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Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Network (WIDECAST)

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(include threatened)

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