1. What is the Convention on Biological Diversity ?
2. What are the objectives of CBD?
3. What is a COP?
4. What is a SBSTTA?
5. What is the Clearing-House Mechanism?
6. What is a National Focal Point?
7. What are Aichi Targets ?
8. What are National Reports?
9. What are the Mechanisms for implementation of CBD?
10. What is the status of India’s biodiversity in comparison with the World?
11. We already have a number of Acts relating to forestry, wildlife etc. Why do we need this legislation on biodiversity?
12. What does the Biodiversity Act - 2002 primarily address?
13. What are the implementation structures of Biodiversity Act – 2002?
14. What are the mandates of the National Biodiversity Authority?
15. Is there any overlap in the functions of NBA and SBBs?
16. Will this legislation affect research by Indians in biological resources?
17. Will this legislation impact collaborative research projects?
18. Do Indian researchers require approval for obtaining biological resource for research purposes?
19. How will the Act check biopiracy?
20. Does the legislation provide for any exemptions?