4 edition of Perspectives on biodiversity found in the catalog.
Perspectives on biodiversity
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Desh Deepak Verma, Sujata Arora, R.K. Rai.|
|Contributions||Verma, Desh Deepak., Arora, Sujata., Rai, R. K., India. Ministry of Environment and Forests.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||455 p. :|
|Number of Pages||455|
|LC Control Number||2007341354|
The book describes the ancient origins and unique features of Australia’s species, as well as the current status of our biodiversity. It outlines tools for management and planning, highlights Indigenous perspectives on biodiversity, and looks at how Australia’s biodiversity interacts with agriculture, the resources sector, cities, and with. Biodiversity conservation: foundations for the 21st century / M. Holdgate & B. Giovannini --Critical issues in the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity / J.A. McNeely --The Global Biodiversity Forum and the Convention on Biological Diversity / K.R. Miller --An introduction to the Convention on Biological Diversity / F.
This book deals with the new concept of biodiversity offsets. The aim of offsetting schemes is to achieve no let loss or even net gain of biodiversity. Offsets obey a mitigation hierarchy and reflect the precautionary and polluter-pays principle in regard to project impacts. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Description: pages ; 28 cm: Contents: Foreword: Perspectives on diversity / Carl C. Monk --Introduction: The dilemmas of diversity / Rachel F. Moran --First-generation issues / Lee E. Teitelbaum --What we can learn from other experiences in higher education / Troy Duster --Toward a pedagogy of diversity / Charles R. .
The book concludes by calling for an EU initiative to realise a biodiversity offsets scheme. It provides a very good overview of the range of existing approaches, while clearly showing that most Member States are still very much at a rudimentary stage.” (Translated from German by Derek Henderson, Dr. Frank Schalles, UVP-report, Vol. 32 (1), ). Perspectives on Diversity: Selected Readings offers accessible readings from unique personal voices, many of which relate specifically to the concerns of teachers. With its varied contributors - including teachers, This engaging anthology of essays and short stories explores important-and sometimes provocative-issues of human diversity from /5.
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Perspectives on Biodiversity reviews current understanding of the value of biodiversity and the methods that are useful in assessing that value in particular circumstances.
It recommends and details a list of components-including diversity of species, genetic variability within and among species, distribution of species across the ecosystem, the aesthetic satisfaction derived from diversity, and the duty to preserve and protect biodiversity.
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Perspectives on Biodiversity: Case Studies of Genetic Resource Conservation and Development (Aaas Publication, s) by Christopher S. Potter (Editor), Joel I. Cohen (Editor), Dianne Janczewski (Editor) & 0 more. This book zeroes in on possibly the core issue of progress as we know it. In maximizing certain kinds of production, we are systematically "weeding out" other kinds of life.
Shiva conducts a whirlwind tour of what this means for agriculture, biodiversity, the economy, politics, and Cited by: Just as the kinds of decisions involving valuation of biodiversity vary in scale and range, the disciplinary perspectives about valuing biodiversity vary.
We provide information to aid managers in understanding and responding to conflicts that arise about biodiversity as a basis for decisions when tradeoffs must be made.
The intent of this report is to provide perspectives on biodiversity that resource managers can consider in making decisions. The Perspectives on biodiversity book approaches to valuing biodiversity are discussed throughout the report.
Case studies are used to show that no single list of tools can be used for Perspectives on biodiversity book decisions on biodiversity. The book Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Vandana Shiva is published by Zed Books.
By cultivating a connoisseur's perspective, we might develop a better understanding of the aesthetic value of biodiversity just as art critics and scholars help us to appreciate art.
Information Biodiversity holds the potential for applied knowledge through the discovery of how different species have adapted to their varied environments (Wilson ). This chapter looks at the perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on Australia's biodiversity, its importance and management.
[Music plays and text appears: Australia’s biodiversity – Indigenous perspectives] [Image changes to. Economists and ecologists, ranchers and gardeners, mayors and miners all view biodiversity from different perspectives.
When people discuss biodiversity, they often use it as a surrogate for "wild places" or "abundance of species" or even ''large, furry mammals". The word biodiversity is used in many ways. Economists and ecologists, ranchers and gardeners, mayors and miners all view biodiversity from different perspectives.
When people discuss biodiversity, they often use it as a surrogate for "wild places" or "abundance of species" or even " large, furry mammals". Start your review of Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology Write a review Meg marked it as half-read-or-hibernating/5.
Perspectives on Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice in Educational Leadership highlights the various ways in which educational leaders can implement school policies and practices to alleviate pressing and persistent academic disparities rooted in structural inequalities.
Informed by theoretical approaches to transform schooling, these authors demonstrate the various ways in 5/5(1). Vandana Shiva has established herself as a leading independent thinker and voice for the South in that critically important nexus where questions of development strategy, the environment and the posititon of women in society coincide.
In this new volume, she brings together her thinking on the protection of biodiversity, the implications of biotechnology, and the consequences for 5/5(1). Perspectives on Biodiversity reviews current understanding of the value of biodiversity and the methods that are useful in assessing that value in particular circumstances.
It recommends and details a list of components-including diversity of species, genetic variability within and among species, distribution of species across the ecosystem, the aesthetic satisfaction derived from.
Welcome to the website of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). Founded inNAME has become the premier national and international organization that is committed to issues of equity, inclusion, diversity, and justice in schooling. One of the best children’s books about diversity, The Colors of Us is about a little girl named Lena who wants to paint a self-portrait using brown paint for her skin.
When Lena and her mom take a walk through their neighborhood, she notices that there are many different shades of brown skin, and she begins to see her familiar world in a new way. 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.
Over the last two decades, an increasing body of information has been added to the biodiversity science and the subject matter has become more and more voluminous.
Biodiversity has now become a multidisciplinary subject in which concepts, ideas and methodologies have been contributed by a number of other disciplines. However, there is a dearth of comprehensive textbooks on biodiversity /5(3). Biodiversity Offsets: European Perspectives on No Net Loss of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services 1st Edition This book deals with the new concept of biodiversity offsets.
The aim of offsetting schemes is to achieve no let loss or even net gain of : $. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The book is therefore suitable for anyone addressing fisheries governance and/or biodiversity conservation.” (Marine Biology Research, 25 June ) 'A significant strengh of the book is its multidisciplinary approach combined with the .The goal of this transdisciplinary book is to identify the problems and challenges facing implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - from the global, regional and local points of view.
The valuation and conservation of biodiversity are critical first steps necessary for the adequate protection of the environment. The authors give insights into the .