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Biodiversity, Communities and Climate Change

  • Description of biodiversity conservation with focus on the status of biodiversity from lower to higher flora and fauna
  • Assessment ot evaluation of impacts of allelopathic compounds on growth of native plant species
  • Significant emphasis on the usefulness of geospatial techniques for monitoring urban ecosystem and biodiversity
  • Specific focus on community, livelihood, and management of biodiversity
  • Analysis of participatory conservation and forest management case studies to further strengthen conservation approaches
  • Vital importance of community forestry, agriculture sector and biodiversity conservation in addressing the threats of climate change

By: Chandra Prakash Kala(Editor), Chandra Shekhar Silori(Editor)

354 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, maps

The Energy and Resources Institute

Paperback | Feb 2013 | #207421 | ISBN-13: 9788179934425
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NHBS Price: £41.99 $54/€47 approx

About this book

Biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of natural resources have remained one ot the key challenges for development agencies and concerned stakeholders for decades. The huge threat ot climate change has only added to this complexity. In this context, the present book Biodiversity, Communities and Climate Change is designed to help in guiding the various principles ot biodiversity conservation, effects of climate change and role of communities at various levels and landscapes. A total of 19 chapters are covered in this book and they encompass a wide range of topics including tools of biodiversity assessment ranging trom conventional ecological and social survey methods to the use ot latest technology such as Geographical tntormation System (GIS) and remote sensing.

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