Biodiversity In The Balance : Land Use, National Development And Global Welfa...
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Biodiversity in the Balance : Land Use, National Development and Global Welfare, Hardcover by Cervigni, Raffaello, ISBN 1840643455, ISBN-13 9781840643459, Brand New, Free shippingAn economist for the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance and for the World Bank addresses whether there are options that can conserve the benefits of biodiversity without compromising the benefits of development. He delves into such questions as how much land may be allocated to productive uses without compromising the ability of biodiversity to contribute to human welfare, whether the development process will continue to exert pressure on biodiversity or will generate incentives for its sustainable use, and whether the international community has a role in facilitating the transition toward sustainability. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ()