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Global Biodiversity

Status of the Earth’s Living Resources

  • Editors
  • Brian Groombridge

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Biological Diversity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages xix-xx
    2. Systematics and Diversity

      1. Richard Thomas
        Pages 1-6
      2. R. I. Vane-Wright
        Pages 7-12
      3. R. I. Vane-Wright
        Pages 13-16
      4. Peter Hammond
        Pages 17-39
    3. Species Diversity

      1. Martin Jenkins
        Pages 40-46
      2. D. L. Hawksworth
        Pages 47-54
      3. Alan Eddy, D. J. Galloway, David M. John, Ian Tittley
        Pages 55-63
      4. John Akeroyd, Hugh Synge
        Pages 64-87
      5. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 88-92
      6. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 93-102
      7. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 103-115
      8. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 116-135
      9. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 136-146
      10. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 147-153
      11. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 154-191
    4. Species Loss

      1. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 192-233
      2. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 234-247
    5. Habitats and Ecosystems

      1. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 248-253
      2. Rik Leemans, P. N. Halpin
        Pages 254-255
      3. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 256-279
      4. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 280-292
      5. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 293-306
      6. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 307-323
      7. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 324-327
  3. Uses and Values of Biodiversity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Uses of Biological Resources

      1. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 331-358
      2. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 359-406
    3. Valuing Biodiversity

      1. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 407-438
  4. Conservation and Management of Biodiversity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 439-439
    2. National Policies and Instruments

      1. Sam Johnston
        Pages 441-446
      2. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 447-478
    3. International Policies and Instruments

      1. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 479-489
      2. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 490-505
      3. Bruce Aylward, Sam Johnston, Victoria Drake
        Pages 506-527
      4. Greg Rose, Sam Johnston
        Pages 528-542
    4. Biodiversity Convention

      1. Hugh Synge, G. Brent Ingram, Alix Flavelle, E. A. Leadlay, P. S. Wyse Jackson, Sam Johnston et al.
        Pages 543-575
      2. Brian Groombridge
        Pages 576-583
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 585-585

About this book

Introduction

Global Biodiversity is the most comprehensive compendium of conservation information ever published. It provides the first systematic report on the status, distribution, management, and utilisation of the planet's biological wealth.

Keywords

Fauna Mangrove biodiversity reefs species diversity wetland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-2282-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-5012-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-2282-5
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