Atlas of Biodiversity Risk by Josef Settele

By Josef Settele

This is often the 1st e-book of its variety to explain and summarise in a finished, effortless to learn and richly illustrated shape the main pressures, affects and dangers of biodiversity loss at a world point. It identifies the most hazards as international weather and land use switch, environmental toxins, lack of pollinators and organic invasions. It additionally analyzes the affects and outcomes of biodiversity loss, with a robust specialize in socio-economic drivers and their results on society.

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Org for details) are currently being developed and implemented by several international working groups and organisations. org) and others. Two issues are closely linked to this kind of approach: costs of creation and maintenance of data aggregators and intellectual property rights. The analyses 22 AT L A S OF B I OD I V ERSITY RISK CHAPTER 1 of ecological patterns and processes, as well as the assessment of global change impacts and risks, are of primary public concern. We need biodiversity and ecosystems as both resources and service providers to society.

Factors influencing the use of the DPSIR framework. 16 AT L A S OF B I OD I V ERSITY RISK CHAPTER 1 Different terminologies, methods and conceptual approaches of disciplines involved in the study Table 1. Methodological intersections between DPSIR representation of environmental issues and the tetrahedral framework for sustainability analysis. SOCIAL ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICAL Forms of collective Identity and Community: SOCIAL THE SOCIAL SPHERE DRIVING FORCE OPPORTUNITIES & IMPACTS: Performance, Products and Output: “The economy versus the community” THE ECONOMIC SPHERE DRIVING FORCE DRIVING FORCE LIVING WITH(IN) NATURE: ENVIRONMENTAL FUNCTIONS: Energy, matter, natural cycles & biodiversity: Pressures on services of the environment THE ENVIRONMENTAL SPHERE IMPACTS PRESSURES STATE SOCIAL POLICY: ECONOMIC POLICY: ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY: (Capacity of communities; citizen/public participation) (Shaping the rules and limits of markets) (Regulation of what counts as an environmental value) THE POLITICAL SPHERE RESPONSE RESPONSE RESPONSE DRIVING FORCE ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENTAL Meanings,Values & Risks: sustaining what and for whom?

FAOSTAT Online Statistical Service. Rome: FAO. org/). The proportional area of protected areas. 1) United Nations Environment Programme – World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) (2006). World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA). Data set available on CD-ROM. K: UNEP-WCMC. org/wdpa/). Number of vascular plant species in a spontaneous flora of a country 1) World Conservation Monitoring Centre of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-WCMC) (2004). Species Data (unpublished, September 2004).

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