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Global biodiversity

earth"s living resources in the 21st century

by Groombridge, Brian.

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Published by World Conservation Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biodiversity,
  • Biodiversity conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEarth"s living resources in the 21st century
    StatementUNEP, World Conservation Monitoring Centre ; B. Groombridge and M.D. Jenkins.
    ContributionsJenkins, Martin., Aventis Foundation., World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15570694M
    ISBN 101899628150
    OCLC/WorldCa46480910

      The book will be of interest to those concerned with guiding research on the changing environment of the earth and with planning future policy, especially in accordance with the Global Biodiversity Convention.   “As the global community prepares a post Global Deal for Nature, this book reminds us of the importance of ecosystems and nature-based solutions to advance the Paris Agreement, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the Biodiversity Vision."—Dr. Cristiana Pasca Palmer, UN Assistant Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the. Introducing IPBES' Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. First global biodiversity assessment since A definitive new global synthesis of the state of nature, ecosystems and nature's contributions to people — the first such report since the landmark Millennium Ecosystem Assessment published in , and the first ever that is inter .


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