Global Action for Biodiversity: An International Framework for Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity

Global Action for Biodiversity: An International Framework for Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity

by Timothy Swanson

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ISBN-13: 9781134174812
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Timothy Swanson is a lecturer in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge and Director of the Biodiversity Programme at the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, University College London. He is co-author of Economics for the Wilds (1992) and Elephants, Economics and Ivory (1990), and author of The Economics and Ecology of Biodiversity Decline (1995), Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity (1995) and The International Regulation of Extinction (1993).

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jeffrey A Mc Neely
• An Introduction to Global Biodiversity and its Regulation: An Issue at the Core of the Environment and Development Debate
• The Fundamental Causes of Biodiversity's Decline: A Bio-Economic Model
• Biodiversity Conservation and Global Development: Is it Possible to Reconcile the Two?
• Regulating Global Biodiversity: Channelling Diversity's Values to Developing Countries
• The Biodiversity Convention: A Meeting of the Minds?
• The Institutions Required for Effective Biodiversity Conservation: The General Principles Underlying Effective Conservation
• Contracting for Biodiversity: Transferring Development Rights Across International Boundaries
• International regulation of the Wildlife Trade: Rent Appropriation and Biodiversity Conservation
• Biodiversity Conservation and Intellectual Property Rights: Capturing Information's Values
• The Conclusion of the Biodiversity Convention: And a Future for Biodiversity
• References and Selected Literature
• Index

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