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Global Biodiversity Assessment
Summary for Policy-Makers

  • Date Published: November 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521564809

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  • The Global Biodiversity Assessment is an independent, peer-reviewed, scientific analysis and assessment of the biological and socio-economic aspects of biodiversity. It was commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The main conclusions drawn by the Assessment are presented in this 1995 Summary for Policy-Makers, which, together with the Executive Summary, has been prepared by the Editorial Group of the Global Biodiversity Assessment.

    • Summarises the conclusions of the Global Biodiversity Assessment, an analysis of knowledge and understanding of biodiversity and the nature of human interactions with it
    • An independent, critical and peer-reviewed report that will be required reading for all policy-makers concerned with environmental issues
    • Likely to be widely cited in the news media
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    'Although there has been a great deal published on the topic of biodiversity the sheer size and scope of this volume must make it one of the most authoritative leading comments … This must be seen as a work of the highest scholarship and a considerable step forward in the study of biodiversity - a classic of its kind … a standard requirement for HE libraries, senior schools would also find much to recommend it.' TEG News

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    • Date Published: November 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521564809
    • length: 56 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 174 x 5 mm
    • weight: 0.15kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Editors' preface
    Executive summary
    Summary for policy-makers.

  • Editors

    R. T. Watson

    V. H. Heywood, University of Reading

    I. Baste, United Nations Environment Programme

    B. Dias, National Biodiversity for Brazil

    R. Gámez, Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica

    W. Reid, World Resources Institute, Washington DC

    G. Ruark

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