Biota +10

 The research Program on Biodiversity characterization, conservation, restauration and sustainable use of biodiversity, BIOTA-FAPESP, also know as The Virtual Institute of Biodiversity

Is the result of the mobilization of the scientific community of the State of Sao Paulo to fulfill the principles established by the Convention on Biological Diversity, signed during the RIO 92 Conference, and ratified by the Brazilian Government in 1994.