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Climate, Forest, Biodiversity and Desert

Edited By: Prabhas Chandra Sinha

342 pages, Tabs

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Hardback | Dec 2006 | #159992 | ISBN: 8189741322
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About this book

Protecting the forests and forestry around the world has become a big challenge today. This book cover the most vital and immediate concerns of today's environment and tries to provide readers with global environmental guidelines with respective to climatic changes, forest management, biodiversity conservation, bio safety and desert protection. It covers the global framework conventions on climate change and biological diversity. The Forest Principles and Bio safety Protocols are presented. The convention on combating Desertification is dealt. So is the Agenda 21 action plan with respect to natural important environmental regime of today's world required for the sustainable development of our ecological and social systems. Special focus lies on measures to protect the developing countries from the risk of contamination from GMOS by preventing unannounced imports of products containing living modified organisms in the form of Cartagena Protocol on Bio Safety. The Chapters include Global Laws, Policies and Action Plans on Climate Change; Protecting the forests and Forestry around the world; Global Guidelines on Biodiversity and Bio Safety; Global Law, Policy, Action Plan to Combat Desertification and Conservation and Management of Resources for Environment and Development action Plan as per Agenda 21.

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