publication . Other literature type . Preprint . Book . 2012

Biodiversity Change and Sustainable Development: New Perspectives

Clem Tisdell;
English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2012
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
Biodiversity is usually regarded as an asset or resource, the stock of which is partly natural and partly determined by humans. Humans both subtract from and add to this stock and consequently, the change in the stock is heterogeneous. This heterogeneity is not taken account of by some authors who focus only on the loss aspect. Frequently, the conservation of this stock is seen as important for the achievement of sustainable development; sustainable development being defined (but not always acceptably) as a situation on which the welfare of each future generation is no less than that of its preceding generation. Definitions of biodiversity are quite wide but her...
Subjects
free text keywords: biodiversity conservation, economic mechanisms and biodiversity changes, genetic engineering, genetic stock alterations, sustainable development, valuation of genetic stock., Crop Production/Industries, Environmental Economics and Policy,, Crop Production/Industries, Environmental Economics and Policy, biodiversity conservation, economic mechanisms and biodiversity changes, genetic engineering, genetic stock alterations, sustainable development, valuation of genetic stock.

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