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Identification of Key Species for Conservation and Socio-Economic Development: Proceedings of a Workshop


Edited By: P Kapoor-Vijay and MB Usher

198 pages, B/w illus, tabs

Commonwealth Secretariat

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #44354 | ISBN: 0850924030
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The worldwide conservation effort has been focused on a few `flagship' species. However, experts now acknowledge that large sums of money may be spent on a single mammal or bird species while tens of thousands of plants, invertebrates and microorganisms are being lost from Earth each year. This workshop was held to develop a more sound approach to conservation, working on species which have a core function, either ecologically or socio-economically. It is these key species which may be the most important in the long run.

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