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Biodiversity: A Challenge for Development Research and Policy

Edited By: W Barthlott and M Winiger

429 pages, B/w photos, illus, 91 figs, 24 tabs, maps

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #82082 | ISBN: 3540639497
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About this book

This book offers a holistic approach to biodiversity, i.e. it underlines the inter-dependence of social, cultural and ecological systems.


Contents

From the contents: Introduction.- Biodiversity: Basic Facts and Trends.- Biodiversity in Change.- Consequences for Development and Environmental Policy.- Bolivia - A Megadiversity Country.- The Biodiversity of Bolivia. Sustainable Use of Biodiversity - Case Studies from the Andes. Policy and the Conservation of Biodiversity. Call for Research and Action.

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