Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity: A Planet in Peril

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity: A Planet in Peril

by Ahmed Djoghlaf, Felix Dodds

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ISBN-13: 9781351573665
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/25/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Ahmed Djoghlaf is the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Felix Dodds is the Executive Director of Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future.

Table of Contents

Forewords.  Preface: Limits to Growth.  Author Biographies.  Acronyms.  Part 1: Driver of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Loss  1. What Are the Drivers Causing Loss of Biodiversity and Changes in Ecosystem Services?  Part 2: Biodiversity Insecurity  2. Biodiversity, Peace and Insecurity  3. Contributing to Resilience  4. Global Food Crisis: Biodiversity to Curb World's Food Insecurity with a Focus on Indonesian Experience  5. Coral Reefs  6. Preserving Life: Marine Biodiversity and Networks of Marine Protected Areas  7. Forests: Thinking and Acting Outside the Box  Part 3: Climate Change Biodiversity and Ecosystems  8. Climate Change Means a Less Habitable Planet  9. Water and Biodiversity  10. REDD+ as a Potentially Viable Solution to Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity  11. Mitigating Climate Change through Ecological Agriculture  12. Land Degradation and Exploitation and its Impact on Biodiversity and Ecosystems  13. Vulnerable States  14. Permafrost Dynamics and Global Climate Change  Part 4: Governing Biodiversity  15. Governance for Biodiversity; National Plans – the UK Experience  16. Governing Biodiversity  17. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) and its Importance for Governing Biodiversity  18. Traditional Knowledge in Global Policy Making: Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity  19. The Global Environment Facility: Our Catalytic Role to Sustain Biodiversity  20. Is 'Biodiversity' the Next 'Climate Change' for Business?  21 A New Deal for Life

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