Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biodiversity: Grenada
04 / 03 / 2016, Eldis Biodiversity
This document constitutes the Fifth National Report to the Convention prepared pursuant to decision x/10 of the Conference of the Parties. It was completed has been completed in parallel with the review and updating of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) and focuses on developments towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets including addressing the concerns of climate change.
Despite its small size, Grenada possesses a relatively high degree of biodiversity which is essential to the provision of ecosystem goods and services. Looking through the lenses of forest biodiversity, freshwater biodiversity, coastal and marine biodiversity, the paper outlines the main threats and the attendant implications for livelihood.