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Ecosystems and Nature: Economics, Science and Policy

Ecosystems and Nature: Economics, Science and Policy (Hardback)

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Ecosystems and Nature brings together the work of leading authorities in biodiversity research. It provides readers with a broad interdisciplinary perspective on the major issues in biodiversity, including economics, natural science, management and ethics.



The collection is divided into four main sections: part I introduces some fundamental scientific and socio-economic concepts and analysis in order to illustrate the complexities involved in the human-ecosystems interface; part II deals with the valuation of ecosystems with special emphasis on the main biomes, faults, wetlands, marine systems, grasslands and agriculture; part III covers the problem of value appropriation and the relevant constraints and available policy instruments; the final section focuses on the difficult ethical issues that surround utilization and conservation of biodiversity.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentApplied ecologyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentConservation of the environmentScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesBio-ethics Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/1999 ISBN-13: 9781858987934  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edited by R. Kerry Turner, Professor of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences and Director, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) and the Programme in Environmental Decision Making (PEDM), University of East Anglia, UK, Kenneth Button, University Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, US and Peter Nijkamp, Department of Spatial Economics, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

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