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World in Transition 1 Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Biosphere

By: H-J Schellnhuber
451 pages, Figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: Earthscan
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  • World in Transition 1 ISBN: 9781853838026 Hardback Dec 2001 In stock
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Comprehensive assessment of from the leading German environmental scientists of the state of the world's living resources or biosphere. Covers all aspects of the subject including biodiversity and genetic diversity, landscape and ecosystems, its role in the Earth's system and human impacts on it. Also review global policies and research strategies on the biosphere and advocates urgent policy actions.


Introduction: Civilization Rebuilds the Biosphere - The Biosphere and the Man-Environment Relationship - Genetic Diversity and Species Diversity - Diversity of Landscape and Ecosystem - The Biosphere in the Earth's System - Biosphere and Anthroposphere - Ethical and Economic Evaluations - Global Policy - Research Strategy - Recommendations for Sustainable Policy Actions - Bibliography, Glossary, Index

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The German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) comprises 12 leading scientists working on problems of global environmental change. Full details at
By: H-J Schellnhuber
451 pages, Figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: Earthscan
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