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The Root Causes of Biodiversity Loss
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Alexander Wood, Pamela Stedman-Edwards, Johanna Mang
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The world is losing species and biodiversity at an unprecedented rate. The causes go deep and the losses are driven by a complex array of social, economic, political and biological factors at different levels. Immediate causes such as over-harvesting, pollution and habitat change have been well studied, but the socioeconomic
Halting Biodiversity Loss
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environmental Audit Committee
Categories: Biodiversity
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-10 - Publisher: The Stationery Office

This is the thirteenth report from the Environmental Audit Committee of the 2007-08 session (HCP 743, ISBN 9780215524843). The Committee states, that the Government will fail to meet the 2010 traget to halt biodiversity loss, although the target might have been unrealistic. The Committee does see some progress, with 80%
Biodiversity Loss in a Changing Planet
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Oscar Grillo, Gianfranco Venora
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-16 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Every ecosystem is a complex organization of carefully mixed life forms; a dynamic and particularly sensible system. Consequently, their progressive decline may accelerate climate change and vice versa, influencing flora and fauna composition and distribution, resulting in the loss of biodiversity. Climate changes effects are the principal topics of this
Loss of Biodiversity
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: David M. Barker
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: ABDO

This title examines one of the world's critical issues, human trafficking. Readers will learn the historical background of this issue leading up to its current and future impact on society. Various forms of modern slavery including debt bondage, child labor, prostitutes, sex slaves, and child soldiers are discussed in detail,
The Root Causes of Biodiversity Loss
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Alexander Wood, Pamela Stedman-Edwards, Johanna Mang
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The world is losing species and biodiversity at an unprecedented rate. The causes go deep and the losses are driven by a complex array of social, economic, political and biological factors at different levels. Immediate causes such as over-harvesting, pollution and habitat change have been well studied, but the socioeconomic