About the Author
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment’s work is overseen by a 45-member Board of Directors, co-chaired by Robert Watson, Chief Scientist and Senior Advisor for the Environment of the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Network of the World Bank, and A.H. Zakri, director of the United Nations University’s Institute of Advanced Studies. The Assessment Panel, which oversees the technical work of the MA, includes 13 of the world’s leading social and natural scientists. It is co-chaired by Angela Cropper of the Cropper Foundation and Harold Mooney of Stanford University. Walter Reid is the director of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.
Table of Contents
Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Reader's Guide Summary: Response Options and Strategies PART I. Framework forEvaluating Responses Chapter 1. MA Conceptual Framework Chapter 2. Typology of Responses Chapter 3. Assessing Responses Chapter 4. Recognizing Uncertainties in Evaluating Responses PART II. Assessment ofPast and Current Responses Chapter 5. Biodiversity Chapter 6. Food and Ecosystems Chapter 7. Freshwater Ecosystem Services Chapter 8. Wood, Fuelwood, and Non-wood Forest Products Chapter 9. Nutrient Management Chapter 10. Waste Management, Processing, and Detoxification Chapter 11. Flood and Storm Control Chapter 12. Ecosystems and Vector-borne Disease Control Chapter 13. Climate Change Chapter 14. Cultural Services PART III. Synthesis andLessons Learned Chapter 15. Integrated Responses Chapter 16. Consequences and Options for Human Health Chapter 17. Consequences of Responses on Human Well-being and PovertyReduction Chapter 18. Choosing Responses Chapter 19. Implications for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals Appendix A. Color Maps and Figures Appendix B. Authors Appendix C. Abbreviations and Acronyms Appendix D. Glossary Index