Biodiversity, Sustainability and Human Communities: Protecting Beyond the Protected (Paperback)

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By Tim O'Riordan (Editor), Susanne Stoll-Kleemann (Editor)
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The rate at which the planet is losing its biodiversity, the implications of this loss, and possible remedies are the subject of much public and academic debate. This book shows how biodiversity can be protected through the involvement of local communities. The authors suggest that strict protection of threatened areas must be combined with involvement by local economies and societies. The book examines the experience of regions around the world where this approach has been tried, drawing upon the insights of political scientists, economists and social psychologists.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521890526
ISBN-10: 0521890527
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: August 29th, 2002
Pages: 334
Language: English