Image used in hero section:Santa Marta Parakeet. Photo credit: George Jett.

AZE is increasingly adopted by countries committed to protecting their most threatened endemic species and by multinational agreements, such as the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), concerned with conserving the world’s most endangered species.

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Memorandum of Cooperation

Signed between the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and AZE.

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Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 Quick Guide

Guide to help with reaching Aichi Biodiversity Target 11.

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Aichi Biodiversity Target 12 Quick Guide

Guide to help with reaching Aichi Biodiversity Target 12.

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Like-minded mega-diverse countries Carta to achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 11

Carta including AZE signed by Like-Minded Megadiverse Countries (LMMCs) at the CBD Convention of Parties (COP) 13

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IUCN World Conservation Congress Resolution

Inviting governments to prioritize protecting AZE sites and requesting SSC and the WCPA to encourage CBD Parties to support better protection of AZE sites

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE): Conserving Earth's Most Irreplaceable Sites for Endangered Biodiversity

A GEF/UN Environment project focuses on advancing AZE at both site and global levels.


AZE protection is included in the National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) of 20 Parties to the CBD. See below for a map of those countries. View all NBSAPs

Map of countries that have included AZE protection in their National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs):

 

Be a force for zero extinction

Policy Makers

Include AZE sites within your national government conservation strategies

Government resources

Research Scientists

Help conservation efforts through submitting site updates and nomination

Science resources

Conservation organizations

Protect sites independently or in collaboration with other organizations

Conservation resources

Individual contributors

Give your support to individual AZE partner organizations around the world

Contribution options

Bale Mountains. Photo: stefancek