UPDATE: PRESS RELEASE
The Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11; 8 - 19 October 2012 - Hyderabad, India) is currently ongoing. The concept of 'Roadlessness' which is one of the focal issues of the SCB Europe Section, will be also presented as a side event hosted by MEP Kriton Arsenis.
"ROADLESSNESS - THE MOST COST EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE WAY TO PROTECT BIODIVERSITY:
Roadlessness of wilderness areas and natural ecosystems is the absense of roads, which are linked to deforestation, natural systems degradation, natural resources exploitation and biodiversity loss. Preserving an area roadless is one of the best ways to safeguard ecosystems services and biodiversity."