Biodiversity Erosion and Conservation in Ecorestored Site

  • Subodh Kumar Maiti


In 1992, India was one of 188 countries that ratified the Convention on Biological Diversity at the Rio Earth Summit. Through this, the global community acknowledged that biodiversity is ‘a common concern of humankind, and an integral part of the development process’. It recognised that whilst biodiversity conservation can require substantial investments, it brings significant environmental, economic and social benefits in return. The convention recognises that ecosystems, species and genes are used for the benefit of humans.


Ecosystem Service Biodiversity Conservation Mine Closure Biodiversity Management Biodiversity Action Plan 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subodh Kumar Maiti
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  1. 1.Indian School of Mines Department of Environmental Science and EngineeringCentre for Mining EnvironmentDhanbadIndia

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