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Conserving Biodiversity

A Research Agenda for Development Agencies

by Panel on Biodiversity Research Priorities

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Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Wildlife,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • The Environment,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Biological diversity conservat

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10357219M
    ISBN 100309046831
    ISBN 109780309046831

      The Eastern Arc Mountains of East Africa are one of the 17 most threatened tropical ecosystems or hotspots worldwide. This is the first book to examine in detail current threats as well as approaches for conserving biological diversity in this global biodiversity : W.D. Newmark. Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Conserving Bird Biodiversity - edited by Ken Norris.


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Conserving Forest Biodiversity presents strategies for enhancing matrix management that can play a vital role in the development of Conserving Biodiversity book effective approaches to maintaining forest biodiversity.

It examines the key issues and gives practical guidelines for sustained forest management, highlighting the critical role of the matrix for scientists. Conserving Forest Biodiversity presents strategies for enhancing matrix management that can play a vital role in the development of more effective approaches to maintaining forest biodiversity.

It examines the key issues and gives practical guidelines for sustained forest management, highlighting the critical role of the matrix for scientists Cited by: Conserving Bird Biodiversity: General Principles and their Application (Conservation Biology Book 7) - Kindle edition by Norris, Ken, Pain, Deborah J.

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This book develops a different perspective on the problem by exploring the conceptual challenges and practical defiance posed by conserving biodiversity, namely: on the one hand, the difficulties in defining what biodiversity is and characterizing that “thing” to which the word ‘biodiversity’ refers to; on the other hand, the reasons.

Conservation biology is the management of nature and of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of biotic interactions.

It is an interdisciplinary subject drawing on natural and social sciences, and the practice of natural resource management.: The conservation ethic is. The diminishing of the Earth's biological diversity has consequences far more profound than other, sometimes more widely recognized, environmental dilemmas.

Because the loss is irreversible—species that are lost are lost forever—the potential impact on the human condition, on the fabric of the. Conserving Dryland Biodiversity is intended to raise awareness amongst all stakeholders and galvanise wider action to boost drylands conservation Conserving Biodiversity book development.

It is a call to action as well as a guide to how dryland conservation and development can be equitably pursued. The book is designed to inform and remind us of the. Conserving Biodiversity presents an agenda for research that can provide information to formulate policy and Conserving Biodiversity book conservation programs in the Third World.

The book includes discussions of research needs in the biological sciences as well as economics and anthropology, areas of critical importance to conservation and sustainable development. Conserving the diversity of life on earth is fundamental to human well being. Once considered a niche issue or special interest, biodiversity conservation is now recognized as critical to achieving equitable and sustainable development.

USAID's Biodiversity Policy describes the Agency's commitment and approach to conserving species and. The fate of the tropical forests has come to signify the fate of biodiversity throughout the developing world, indeed throughout the entire world.

1 The successes and failures of conservation efforts over the last decade have demonstrated that the erosion of biological diversity can be stopped only through novel and complex mixtures of economic, social, and.

Conservation Biology Texts. Board on Science and Technology for International Development. Conserving Biodiversity: A Research Agenda for Development Agencies. The book includes new analyses of drylands biodiversity and an overview of approaches that promote sustainable development as well as conservation goals.

It strongly underlines the importance of indigenous knowledge and culture to dryland conservation, and demonstrates an unrivalled opportunity for sustainable growth and biodiversity protection.

Reconciling Human Needs and Conserving Biodiversity: The Lake Tumba, Democratic Republic of Congo (1st ed. ) (Environmental History #12) The lukewarm nature of these results brought ‘landscape approach’ at the front of biodiversity conservation in Central Africa.

This book responds to the majority of these questions; drawing its Author: Bila-Isia Inogwabini. Biodiversity can't be maintained by protecting a few species in a zoo, or by preserving greenbelts or national parks. To function properly, nature needs more room than that. It can maintain itself, however, without human expense, without zookeepers, park rangers, foresters or gene banks.

All it needs is to be left alone. 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. This book entitled National Park: Management and Conservation demonstrates that there are deep necessities in how the wider scientific, environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural values that these natural ecosystems provide should increasingly be recognized.

The book highlights various approaches for managing and conserving protected areas to Author: Mohd Nazip Suratman. Conserving Biodiversity in Arid Regions Best Practices in Developing Nations.

Editors (view affiliations) Case Studies on Conserving and Sustainably Using Biodiversity in Arid and Semiarid Regions of Southern Nations. About this book.

Introduction. On the eve of the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD), held in autumn in. Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation are both important societal goals demanding increasing international attention.

While they may seem to be unrelated, the international policy frameworks that guide action to address them make an explicit assumption that conserving biodiversity will help to tackle global poverty.

Therefore, the book also provides an engaging synopsis of the general issues in conservation and the problems faced by other wildlife. This book serves as an important resource and companion to all people interested in observing and conserving birds in the tropics and elsewhere.

Category: Science Conserving Biodiversity In East African Forests. BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION Although India h as only per cent of the world’s land area, its share of the global species diversity is an impressive per cent.

That is what makes our country one of the 12 mega diversity countries of the world. Nea species of plants and twice as many of animals have been recorded from India.

Conserving Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction E-Book ISBN: biological diversity or biodiversity, the number of species in a given habitat. Scientists have variously estimated that there are from 3 to 30 million extant species, of which million have been classified, includinginsects, 41, vertebrates, andplants; the remainder are invertebrates, fungi, algae, and microorganisms.

Biodiversity and Conservation is an international journal that publishes articles on all aspects of biological diversity-its description, analysis and conservation, and its controlled rational use by humankind. The scope of Biodiversity and Conservation is wide and multidisciplinary, and embraces all life-forms.

Inthe National Academy of Sciences published a report entitled Research Priorities in Tropical Biology. The authors of that report stated that "destruction of tropical vegetation has attracted the attention of many national and international bodies, especially during the last two decades.

If this destruction continues at its present rate until the twenty-first century, it will lead. Book January Conserving Biodiversity: threats and solutions (Bradstock et al. ), which concentrated on evaluating threats to biodiversity, rather than attempting to directly refine.

Conservation of biodiversity in natural heritage sites including sacred groves, protected areas and other biodiversity ‘hotspots’ is crucial for maintaining the resilience of ecosystems.

The lagoons of Lakshadweep are a very unique ecosystem harbouring wide diversity of marine flora and fauna, which needs to be conserved on top priority. Conserving Biodiversity - Vocabulary These worksheets are provided as a supplemental resource for educators and students using this popular Glencoe textbook.

No copyright is implied over the content of this textbook. Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - Conserving biodiversity on native rangelands: symposium proceedings, AugFort Robinson State Park, Nebraska /.

Biodiversity Conservation in India Technical Report published Red D ata Book, na me given to the book de aling with Fig. 1 The in-situ and ex-situ approaches of conserving biodiversity in.

Biodiversity Conservation and Management Biodiversity conserva-tion in natural habitats (in-situ) Ensuring biodiversity conservation is possible only if the specific diversity is protected within in-situ, as most species have limited habi-tats.

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Biodiversity is disappearing from the natural ecosystems of forests, savannahs, pastures and rangelands, deserts, tundras, rivers, lakes and is largely the result of human activity and Author: Md. Mahfujur Rahman. Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversity book.

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Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversity book. The Market Approach. Edited By Ian R Swingland. Edition 1st by: The book includes new analyses of drylands biodiversity and an overview of approaches that promote sustainable development as well as conservation goals.

It strongly underlines the importance of indigenous knowledge and culture to dryland conservation, and demonstrates an unrivalled opportunity for sustainable growth and biodiversity by: The Wilson Journal of Ornithology publishes work related to the study of living birds and their behavior, ecology, adaptive physiology, and conservation.

Ibis, "This book will be important to conservationists in general, not just ornithologists. Recommended." Choice, ' a Useful Référence Source, Containing Good Review Chapters. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, ' â Š an excellent review of general principles and their widespread application in conserving bird biodiversity.

Biodiversity is the life support system of our planet- we depend on it for the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. Wetlands filter pollutants from water, trees and plants reduce global warming by absorbing carbon, and bacteria and fungi break down organic material and fertilize the soil.

Conserving Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction, edited by David Freestone, brings together a collection of essays covering some of the key issues involved in these debates.

The essays are contributed by a number of distinguished scholars and practitioners – many of whom are involved in the UNGA negotiations – and are a useful. In the contemporary world, the conservation of biodiversity and its sustainable use is becoming increasingly important and recognized worldwide.

The year marked the adoption of Aichi Targets as the global goal at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10) held in Japan.Biodiversity: Conserving Endangered Species explores the relationship between habitats and adaptation-two important areas of biodiversity, a field devoted to the study of the variety of living things on Earth or within a specific area.

The book looks at the ways in which habitats are destroyed, the devastating effect this has on Author: Anne Maczulak.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: The IUCN Forest Conservation Programme. Based on a workshop sponsored by IUCN, Apr.