The convention on biological diversity's 2010 target

Balmford, A. and Bennun, L. and ten Brink, B. and Cooper, D. and Cote, I.M. and Crane, P. and Dobson, A. and Dudley, N. and Dutton, I. and Green, R.E. and Gregory, R.D. and Harrison, J. and Kennedy, E.T. and Kremen, C. and Leader-Williams, N. and Lovejoy, T.E. and Mace, G. and May, R. and Mayaux, P. and Morling, P. and Phillips, J. and Redford, K. and Ricketts, T.H. and Rodriguez, J.P. and Sanjayan, M. and Schei, P.J. and van Jaarsveld, A.S. and Walther, B.A. (2005) The convention on biological diversity's 2010 target. Science, 307 (5707). pp. 212-213. ISSN 0036-8075. (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Governments are often accused of responding only to short-term and parochial considerations. It is therefore remarkable that representatives of 190 countries recently committed themselves at the Convention on Biological Diversity to reducing biodiversity loss. This presents conservation biologists with perhaps their greatest challenge of the decade. The authors of this Policy Forum describe approaches to identifying more of the earth's biological diversity; understanding how biological, geophysical, and geochemical processes interact; and presenting scientific knowledge in time to contribute to and achieve the 2010 target.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > DICE (Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology)
Depositing User: C.G.W.G. van-de-Benderskum
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2008 13:46
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