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Tropical Rain Forest A Wider Perspective Conservation Biology

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ISBN 10: 0412815109 / ISBN 13: 9780412815102
Published by Springer
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Hardcover. 416 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.1in. x 1.1in.The book evolved out of succesful masters level courses in Conservation and Environmental Economics taught for several years at University College London. The wide range of contributing authors and their individual specialisms reflect the broad spectrum of disciplines covered, making the book truly comprehensive and interdisciplinary. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780412815102

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The international perspective for this book is the unprecedented level of concern over deforestation, recognized by the meeting of world leaders at the 1992 Earth Summit, in Rio do Janeiro, and culminating in the appoint­ ment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF), under the auspices of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development. The wide range of issues covered by the authors in this volume reflects the breadth of the interna­ tional debate, from national policies and activist campaigning, through eco­ nomic and social objectives, to the sustainable management of forest and soil resources. Since the conservation campaigns of the 1980s, the focus of international concern has widened from tropical rain forests to all forest formations, in all regions, with increased recognition of global values and common responsibil­ ities. However, while forest cover in some temperate countries is increasing, irrational deforestation, at historically unprecedented levels of damage to biodiversity and to other environmental values, remains most acute in tropi­ cal countries, where the need to use the natural resources for sustainable development is greatest, and the capability weakest. While accepting the urgency of the situation, and the need for greater coherence of action at a global level, the 1997 report of the IPF to the UN Commission emphasized the powers and responsibilities of national governments, and the importance of National Forest Programmes, but with the fuller participation of local communities, and with enhanced access to international assistance.

Product Description: The book evolved out of succesful masters level courses in Conservation and Environmental Economics taught for several years at University College London. The wide range of contributing authors and their individual specialisms reflect the broad spectrum of disciplines covered, making the book truly comprehensive and interdisciplinary.

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