ICOM-NATHIST declaration stresses need for biodiversity conservation

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/21
By: C.W. Cheng and Lillian Lin

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) The International Committee of Museums and

From the National Taiwan Museum website

From the National Taiwan Museum website

Collections of Natural History (ICOM-NATHIST) on Wednesday called on natural history museums to take action to conserve natural habitats and populations.

The call was made in a declaration released upon conclusion of the non-governmental organization’s 2015 conference in Taipei, which was attended by delegates from the Paris-based organization’s 30 regional and national committees Oct. 18-21. .

At the end of the four-day meeting, ICOM-NATHIST President Eric Dorfman said the Taipei declaration expressed the expectations and promises of the natural museums regarding biodiversity conservation.     [FULL  STORY]

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