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Economics and biological diversity

developing and using economic incentives to conserve biological resources

by Jeffrey A. McNeely

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Published by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological diversity conservation -- Economic aspects.,
  • Biological diversity conservation -- Government policy.,
  • Biology, Economic.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-229) and index.

    Statementby Jeffrey A. McNeely.
    ContributionsInternational Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .M384 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 236 p. ;
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1042555M
    ISBN 102880329647
    LC Control Number93240961

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Economics and the conservation of global biological diversity. Washington, DC: Global Environment Facility, © About this book The author sets out to provide a logical framework for the existing theories and information about biodiversity. He discusses the effects of scale on the processes affecting biodiversity, emphasizes spatial and temporal dynamics, and develops mechanistic explanations for diversity patterns at various structural levels.

    The economic evaluation of goods and services provided by the coral reef ecosystems. WORKING PAPER (FR) (pdf ~KB) An international expert workshop on 'The Economics of the Global Loss of Biological Diversity" was held on March in Brussels, and provided ideas and recommendations on the way forward for the study. sources upon which it is based. The diversity of life on earth is so great that if we use it sustainably we can go on developing new prod-ucts from biodiversity for many generations. This can only happen if we manage biodiversity as a precious resource and prevent the extinction of species. Definition: ‘Biological diversity’ or biodiversity.

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) was a study led by Pavan Sukhdev from to It is an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of objective is to highlight the growing cost of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable.   Global Warming and Biological Diversityis a superb overview of what that means for our future —and what a warmer world implies for that future. This book does a masterful job of demonstrating why global warming and biological diversity deserve our urgent attention."—Senator Timothy E. .


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