CHM Award to Mexico

During the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP13) held 4-17 December in Cancún, Mexico the Gold Award for Existing National Clearing House Mechanism Category was presented to Conabio in Mexico. The website “Biodiversidad Mexicana” was recognized as the top for informing the public on Biodiversity, says Dr. Carlos Galindo Leal, Director General de Communicacion (and ILCW member). The site has more than 50,000 page views a day and contains a lot of information on Mexican biodiversity for the general public, children, decision makers and the media. It also has citizen science (AverAves and NaturaLista), and channels in YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, Instagram. View the full list of winners.