Biodiversity in the Balance: Land Use, National Development and Global Welfare
Raffaello CervigniISBN: 1840643455;
?Recognising that international policy-makers are increasingly shifting away from the approach to biodiversity conservation that seeks to protect large, relatively undisturbed ecosystems, Raffaello Cervigni offers us a way to think about land use change and biodiversity loss in managed ecosystems. His very constructive and practical contribution to the economics of biodiversity loss is a step forward from the obsession with species preservation in biodiversity hotspots. It is well worth reading.? - Charles Perrings, University of York, UK ?No-one combines the practical experience with analytical expertise in biodiversity conservation better than Raffaello Cervigni. He has worked at so many levels on this problem - local, national, and global. This volume demonstrates the manner in which real world experience can inform the better understanding of biodiversity problem solving. I consider it essential reading for all academics and policymakers interested in the...
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