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Biodiversity in drylands

toward a unified framework

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arid regions ecology,
  • Biological diversity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Moshe Shachak ... [et al.].
    SeriesLong-Term Ecological Research Network series
    ContributionsShachak, Moshe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.A74 B56 2005, QH541.5.A74 B56 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 347 p. :
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18220848M
    ISBN 100195139852
    LC Control Number2003015271

    books four sections along an almost chronological journey, starting with the accumulation of evolutionary history as represented by the current status of dryland biodiversity through to predicting and safeguarding the future for global drylands. I was particularly impressed with the section: the richness of dryland biodiversity . The drylands offer significant opportunities for achieving both conservation and development objectives simultaneously and in many cases have been shown to do so. The Aichi targets (targets established by Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity at the tenth Conference of Parties in CBD (Convention on Biological Diversity.

    Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: Keeping Drylands Alive builds on the growing discourse on soil stewardship and further strengthens the underlying message that soil is a public good which . Books Book Series Online Platforms Open Access Books. Subjects. Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biodiversity. By Yeqiao Wang. by CRC Press. Pages - 16 Color & 87 B/W .

    Source: Cambridge, UK. Report on Global Status of Biodiversity in the Drylands. For the UN Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Convention to Combat Desertification. Forest Landscape Restoration in the Drylands of Latin America Adrian C. Newton 1, Rafael F. del Castillo 2, Cristian Echeverría 3, Davide Geneletti 4,5, Mario González-Espinosa 6, Lucio R. Malizia .


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