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Valuation and Conservation of Biodiversity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Convention on Biological Diversity

Edited By: M Markussen, R Buse, H Garrelts, MA Manez Costa, S Menzel and R Marggraf

429 pages, 57 illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #152724 | ISBN: 3540240225
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About this book

The goal of this transdisciplinary book is to identify the problems and challenges facing implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - from the global, regional and local points of view. The valuation and conservation of biodiversity constitute critical first steps necessary for the adequate protection of the environment. The authors give insights into the current trends in this field and on the influences the CBD exerts.


Contents

Part I: Global and general perspectives on the Convention on Biological Diversity.- Part II: Local, regional and nationwide perspectives on the Convention on Biological Diversity: Examples from Germany.- Part III: Local, regional and nationwide perspectives on the Convention on Biological Diversity: Examples from Guatemala.- Part IV: Epilogue: A general perspective on the evaluation of interdisciplinary research.

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