National & Global Pollinator Links

North American Pollinator Protection Campaign 

The NAPPC is a growing, collaborative body of more than 160 diverse partners, including respected scientists, researchers, conservationists, government officials and dedicated volunteers.


NAPPC Pollinator Partnership

 

 

The Pollinator Partnership’s mission is to promote the health of pollinators, critical to food and ecosystems, through conservation, education, and research. Signature initiatives include the NAPPC (North American Pollinator Protection Campaign), National Pollinator Week, and the fantastic The Ecoregional Planting Guides.


The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation  

 The Xerces Society (Xerces.org) promotes the conservation of bees and other invertebrates. They provide resources on honeybees, native bees, butterflies and other species, pollination and legislation…



 

 

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO is an inter-governmental agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, and has a program,  Global Action on Pollination Services for Sustainable Agriculture that includes the Pollination Database 

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Intergovernmental Science/Policy Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES) 
IPBES  was Established in 2012 in Panama by over 100 governments as a mechanism to provide scientific information in response to requests from policy makers.
One of the thematic areas is focused on pollination (IPBES Pollination programme), a global thematic Assessment of the state of pollinators, pollination and food production. Current membership includes 126 governments. Placed under the auspices of UNEP, FAO,UNDP, and UNESCO, and administered by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).