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Challenges in the Conservation of Biological Resources

Daniel J. Decker

Challenges in the Conservation of Biological Resources

A Practitioner"s Guide (Westview Special Studies in Natural Resources and Energy Management)

by Daniel J. Decker

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Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Wildlife,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Biological diversity conservat

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024693M
    ISBN 100813381347
    ISBN 109780813381343

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    Present study was carried out problems challenges of preservation and conservation of library resources in Law college libraries. Particularly, it examined the problems and challenges in preservation conservation of library resources. Techniques adopted, Type of physical damages causedFile Size: 1MB. Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The White Paper on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of South Africa’s Biological Diversity (July ) is guided by the main aims of the Convention, namely conservation of biodiversi-ty, sustainable use of biological resources.

    Biodiversity II reinforces the idea that the conservation of our biological resources is within reach as long as we pool resources; better coordinate the efforts of existing institutions--museums, universities, and government agencies--already dedicated to this goal; and enhance support for research, collections, and training. This volume will Cited by: Biological Conservation is a leading international journal in the discipline of conservation journal publishes articles spanning a diverse range of fields that contribute to the biological, sociological, ethical and economic dimensions of primary aim of Biological Conservation is the publication of high-quality papers that advance the science and practice of.


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