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People and biodiversity policies impacts, issues and strategies for policy action by Philip Bagnoli

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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English


  • Biodiversity -- Government policy,
  • Biodiversity -- Social aspects,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Sustainable development

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Edition Notes

Statementby Philip Bagnoli, Timo Goeschl and Eszter Kovács.
ContributionsGoeschl, Timo., Kovács, Eszter., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
LC ClassificationsQH541.15.B56 B34 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16998459M
ISBN 109264034315
ISBN 109789264034310
LC Control Number2008420563

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People and Biodiversity Policies: Impacts, Issues and Strategies for Policy Action, Biodiversity policies promote the protection, conservation, and sustainable use of biologically diverse ecosystems and habitats. In doing so, they create significant public benefits and contribute to social well-being. From the reviews: “This book is a tour de force of scholarship that engages an astonishing number of perspectives and aggressively challenges a deeply and widely held assumption in our thinking about nature’s value. it is meticulously organized and serves as a rich resource for all things biodiversity.” (David E. Storey, Environmental Philosophy, Vol. 10 (1), )Brand: Springer Netherlands. Over 30 years after publication this is still a great collection of essays. I was pleasantly surprised and had my own horizons expanded by the breadth of views on biodiversity they cover - for example, the genetic diversity behind modern monoculture crops like corn, genetic diversity at risk of being lost/5. Compiling lessons learned in dialogue with a global perspective, the book is the brainchild of the Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Project, a multi-country, cross-sectoral initiative begun in Barriers and bright spots in promoting biodiversity for improved diets, livelihoods, and ecosystems are explored with insights from country partners, reflections by researchers, and consideration.

La 4ème de couv. indique: "The book is an interdisciplinary synthesis of research and practice carried out over decades by leaders of the agroecology and regenerative organic agriculture movement. It provides a detailed analysis of the multiple crises we face due to chemical and industrial agriculture, including land degradation, water depletion, biodiversity erosion, climate change. The importance of biodiversity to human health. Health is our most basic human right. For most people, it does not just mean freedom from illness, but a state of overall social, emotional, physical, spiritual and cultural welfare. Being well, and having the capacity to look after our health and that of our family or community, depends. Use picture books and engaging nonfiction texts to draw students into learning about ecosystems and biodiversity within an ecosystem. These books make a great introduction or supplemental teaching resource for your elementary science lessons. Topics within this list of Ecosystem and Biodiversity Picture Books include ecosystems, the relationship of animals within an ecosystem (predator and. communities, biodiversity and ecosystems. In addition to widespread impoverishment and social dislocation, such policies caused significant ecological damage. The majority of the population was squeezed into 13% of the land in overcrowded homelands. These areas suffered massive deforestation, soil erosion and loss of biodiversity. Subsidies.

This book discusses political controversies involved in global biodiversity policy, and the practical opportunities that are opened up in solving them through increased citizen participation and democratic deliberation. It examines the emerging practice of deliberative global governance and its political consequences. The collection focuses on the intersection of global biodiversity policy and. "The second edition of the Encyclopedia of Biodiversity updates the first with new entries and more than revised ones. It now offers more than articles Topics range from typical biological ones like genetics, population, and evolution to broader subjects like public policy, economics, and human effects on the environment. Naturalness and Biodiversity: Policy and Philosophy of Conserving Natural Areas is primarily concerned with the preservation of national parks, wilderness, and other legally protected areas through proper interpretation and application of federal environmental law and policy. Philosophers, legal scholars, and land use managers alike will. BIODIVERSITY MEASUREMENT AND POLICY The detail of how to measure biodiversity is an area of discussion particularly relevant at the science/policy interface. The CBD-mandated Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) promotes the development of .