By: Jeffrey A McNeely
193 pages, B/w Photos, graphs, tabs, maps
A joint IUCN/WRI/WWF and World Bank publication, covering a variety of topics, such as what is biodiversity, and why is it important; its ethical and economic values; how and why it is threatened, and how it might be conserved more efficiently; the information needed; how priorities can be established; and how to pay for biodiversity. Contains appendices on legislation, the World Charter for Nature and the World Bank Wildlands Policy.
Please note: A revised edition, due to be published in 1994, was cancelled. This is the only available edition.
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