Biodiversity: A Reference Handbook
This timely volume explores the multiple issues surrounding biological diversity. In addition to an overview of the major issues in biodiversity, this book features a chronology and biographical sketches of important individuals in the field. Readers also will find related statistics, documents, and illustrations, as well as a directory of organizations that includes web site addresses. A glossary and detailed listing of print and electronic sources complete an informative volume that students, librarians, policy makers, environmentalists, and others will welcome as an invaluable addition to academic and public libraries.
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the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, and monitor their
effects through sampling and other techniques; and (d) Maintain and organize, by
any mechanism data, derived from identification and monitoring activities ...
Article 10. Sustainable Use of Components of Biological Diversity Each
Contracting Party shall, as far as possible and as appropriate: (a) Integrate
consideration of the conservation and sustainable use of biological resources
into national ...
as incentives for the conservation and sustainable use of components of
biological diversity. Article 12. Research and Training The Contracting Parties,
taking into account the special needs of developing countries, shall: (a) Establish
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KeithAkers - LibraryThing
This is a good book even if it is over a decade old. It gives a good overview of what biodiversity is. I liked the analysis of the different ways of defining biodiversity and what the threats are to ... Read full review
Biodiversity: a reference handbookUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Biological diversity, or biodiversity for short, is a hot topic. Early in this decade, only a handful of books on the subject were available; since the mid-1990s, however, as interest in such topics ... Read full review