Biodiversity Loss: Economic and Ecological Issues

Biodiversity Loss: Economic and Ecological Issues

by Charles Perrings
     
 

The book reports key findings of a research program in which economists and ecologists considered the consequences of biodiversity loss.See more details below

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The book reports key findings of a research program in which economists and ecologists considered the consequences of biodiversity loss.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521588669
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Framing the problem of biodiversity loss C. Perrings, K.-G. Maler, C. Folke, C. S. Holling and B. O. Jansson; Part I. Conceptualising Diversity and Ecosystem Functions: 1.1. Diversity functions M.Weitzman; 1.2. Biodiversity in the functioning of ecosystems C. S. Holling, D. W. Schindler, B. W. Walker and J. Roughgarden; 1.3. Scale and biodiversity in coastal and estuarine ecosystems R. Constanza, M. Kemp and W. Boynton; Part II. Integrating Ecology and Economics in the Analysis of Biodiversity Loss: 2.1. Wetland valuation: three case studies R. K. Turner, C. Folke, I. M. Gren and I. Bateman; 2.2. An ecological economy: notes on harvest and growth G. Brown and J. Roughgarden; 2.3. Biodiversity loss and the economics of discontinuous change in semi-arid rangelands C. Perrings and B. W. Walker; Part III. The Economic Issues: 3.1. Economic growth and the environment K.-G. Maler; 3.2. The international regulation of biodiversity decline T. Swanson; 3.3. Policies to control tropical deforestation E. B. Barbier and M. Rauscher; 3.4. On biodiversity conservation S. Barrett; Part IV. Conclusions: 4.1. Unanswered questions C. Perrings, K.-G. Maler, C. Folke, C. S. Holling and B. O. Jansson; References.

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