Achieving Biodiversity Protection in Megadiverse Countries A Comparative Assessment of Australia and Brazil
The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Meeting the challenge of biodiversity conservation and governance
By Paul Martin, Márcia Dieguez Leuzinger, Solange Teles da Silva, Gabriel Leuzinger Coutinho
March 31, 2020
This volume systematically analyses why legal doctrines for the protection of biodiversity are not sufficiently effective. It examples implementation in Australia and Brazil, two megadiverse countries with very differing legal and cultural traditions and natural environments. Substantial effort ...
By Bartosz Bartkowski
January 17, 2019
While biodiversity loss is an ecological phenomenon, it also has further dimensions – political, social and, last but not least, economic. From the economic perspective, the rapid loss of biological diversity can be viewed in two ways. First, the consequence of this deterioration process is a loss ...
By Marie Hrabanski, Denis Pesche
January 08, 2018
Twenty years after the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force, the founding of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in 2012 was the outcome of a long process of setting biodiversity issues at the top of the global environmental agenda. ...
By Mikko Rask, Richard Worthington
January 30, 2017
This book discusses political controversies involved in global biodiversity policy, and the practical opportunities that are opened up in solving them through increased citizen participation and democratic deliberation. It examines the emerging practice of deliberative global governance and its ...
By Alice Vadrot
July 27, 2016
The establishment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) points to the crucial role attributed to science and knowledge for the successful implementation of biodiversity politics by both scientists and policy-makers. With the increased importance of ...
By Dirk Lanzerath, Minou Friele
February 29, 2016
Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general. These varying concepts of biodiversity occasionally lead to conflicts among researchers and policy makers, as each of them require a customized type of protection strategy. This book addresses the questions ...