Conserving the world's biological diversity

Complete Title: 
Conserving the world's biological diversity
IUCN Publication
Abstract: 

This book is a guide to all who would like to turn the tide of destruction into a new, positive relationship between people and nature. A new form of civilization based on the sustainable use of renewable resources is not only possible, but essential. This book suggests the principles and tools that are available to promote the new civilization, base don community self-reliance, diversity in both nature and human cultures, economic systems that consider all costs and benefits of alternative actions, scientific research that is applied to managing natural resources, and the use of modern information technology to ensure that decisions are based on full knowledge of the likely consequences.

Imprint: 
Gland, Switzerland : IUCN ; Washington, DC : WRI, Conservation International, WWF-US, World Bank, 1990
Physical Description: 
193p : ill.
Publication Year: 
1990
ISBN: 
0-915825-42-2
7-80093-027-0
0-8213-1384-3
Notes: 

Prepared and published in co-operation with the World Resources Institute (WRI), Conservation International and the World Wildlife Fund-US. Includes bibliographical references. Also published in Chinese and Japanese

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Number of copies: 
2
Language(s): 
Chinese
English
Japanese
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