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Governing Global Biodiversity: The Evolution and Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Series: Global Environment Governance Series

Edited By: PG Le Prestre

428 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2002 | #129359 | ISBN: 0754617440
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Scrutinises the Convention on Biological Diversity and assesses the difference that it has made a decade after its adoption.


Introduction - the emergence of biodiversity governance, Philippe G. Le Prestre; The story of the biodiversity convention - from negotiation to implementation, Desiree M. McGraw; The Cartagena protocol on biosafety, Francois Pythoud and Urs P. Thomas; Studying the effectiveness of the CBD, Philippe G. Le Prestre; The operation of the CBD convention governance system, Philippe G. Le Prestre; The clearing-house mechanism - an effective tool for implementing the convention on biological diversity?, Genevieve Reed; The emergence and implementation of the advance informed agreement procedure, Amanda Wolf; The fair and equitable sharing of benefits from the exploitation of genetic resources - a difficult transition from principles to reality, Francois Blais; The role of indigenous peoples in conservation actions - a case study of cultural differences and conversation priorities, Catherine Potvin, Jean-Pierre Reveret, Genevieve Patenaude and Jane Hutton; The CBD, the WTO and FAO - the emergence of phytogenic governance, Urs P. Thomas; The science and policy of global biodiversity protection, Louis Guay; Economics and biodiversity management, Jean-Pierre Reveret and Alain Webster; Development of Canadian policy on and the protection of marine diversity, Paule Halley; Devoted friends - the implementation of the convention on biological diversity in Madagascar, Mark Hufty and Frank Muttenzer; Conclusion - the long road to a new order, Philippe G. Le Prest.

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