Economics and Ecology: New frontiers and sustainable development / Edition 1

Economics and Ecology: New frontiers and sustainable development / Edition 1

by Edward Barbier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412481804

ISBN-13: 9780412481802

Pub. Date: 08/26/1993

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

There is a growing literature on the interface between the two disciplines of ecology and economics. Most of the international leaders in this are contributors to this book. It includes a number of topics on environmental resource utilization which concern scientists, ecologists, policy decision makers, economists, etc.  See more details below

Overview

There is a growing literature on the interface between the two disciplines of ecology and economics. Most of the international leaders in this are contributors to this book. It includes a number of topics on environmental resource utilization which concern scientists, ecologists, policy decision makers, economists, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412481802
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
08/26/1993
Edition description:
1993
Pages:
205
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Preface. Introduction: economics and ecology - the next frontier. Environmentally sustainable development: optimal economic conditions. Ecological economic systems analysis: order and chaos. Sustainable agriculture: the trade-offs with productivity, stability and equitability. Stress, shock and the sustainability of optimal resource utilization in a shastic environment. Economic and ecological carrying capacity: applications to pastoral systems in Zimbabwe. Tropical forests and biodiversity conservation: a new ecological imperative. Optimal economic growth and the conservation of biological diversity. The viewing value of elephants. Ecology and economics in small islands. Constructing a framework for sustainable development. Sustainable development: ethical foundations. Postscript.

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