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The Resource A guide to World resources 2000-2001 : people and ecosystems : the fraying web of life, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute

A guide to World resources 2000-2001 : people and ecosystems : the fraying web of life, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute

Label
A guide to World resources 2000-2001 : people and ecosystems : the fraying web of life
Title
A guide to World resources 2000-2001
Title remainder
people and ecosystems : the fraying web of life
Statement of responsibility
United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute
Title variation
  • World resources 2000-2001
  • People and ecosystems
Title variation remainder
the fraying web of life
Contributor
Issuing body
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Considers ecological systems on a worldwide basis and analyzes their present health. Considers five major ecosystems--agricultural, coastal, forest, freshwater, and grasslands--on a worldwide basis and examines the polar and urban ecosystems more briefly. Contains statistics, vignettes of human activities relating to the five ecosystems"--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
IOP
Dewey number
333.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HC59
  • HC79.E5
LC item number
  • .W667 2000
  • W674 2000-01
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • World Resources Institute
  • United Nations Development Programme
  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • World Bank
Series statement
World Resources Institute report
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural resources
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental degradation
  • Human beings
  • Environment
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Ecosystem
  • Natural resources
Label
A guide to World resources 2000-2001 : people and ecosystems : the fraying web of life, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Linking people and ecosystems : How viable are earth's ecosystems? -- Losing the link? -- Adopting a human perspective -- Sources of wealth and well-being -- Direct and indirect benefits -- Managing ecosystems : trade-offs and costs -- How are ecosystems degraded? -- What drives ecosystems? -- Who owns ecosystems? -- Managing for ecosystem health -- Taking stock of ecosystems : A unique approach -- A global synthesis of current information -- The "big picture," but with limitations -- PAGE findings : what shape are the world's ecosystems in? -- The bottom line -- Agroecosystems : Characterizing ecosystems ; Assessing goods and services -- Coastal ecosystems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Forest ecosystems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Freshwater systems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Grasslands ecosystems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Appendix : Mountain ecosystems ; Polar ecosystems ; Urban ecosystems -- Living in ecosystems : Agroecosystems : Regaining the high ground, reviving the hillsides of Machakos, Kenya ; Cuba's agricultural revolution : a return to oxen and organics -- Coastal ecosystems : Replumbing the everglades : large-scale wetlands restoration in South Florida ; Managing Mankòtè mangrove ; Bolinao rallies around its reef -- Forest ecosystems : Up from the roots, regenerating Dhani Forest through community action -- Freshwater systems : Working for water, working for human welfare in South Africa ; Managing the Mekong River : will a regional approach work? ; New York City's watershed protection plan -- Grassland ecosystems : Sustaining the Steppe, the future of Mongolia's grasslands -- Adopting an ecosystem approach : What should we do to adopt an ecosystem approach? -- What does the future hold? -- A millennium ecosystem assessment -- What better time than now?
Control code
45673601
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780080543864
Lccn
00691108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45673601
Label
A guide to World resources 2000-2001 : people and ecosystems : the fraying web of life, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Linking people and ecosystems : How viable are earth's ecosystems? -- Losing the link? -- Adopting a human perspective -- Sources of wealth and well-being -- Direct and indirect benefits -- Managing ecosystems : trade-offs and costs -- How are ecosystems degraded? -- What drives ecosystems? -- Who owns ecosystems? -- Managing for ecosystem health -- Taking stock of ecosystems : A unique approach -- A global synthesis of current information -- The "big picture," but with limitations -- PAGE findings : what shape are the world's ecosystems in? -- The bottom line -- Agroecosystems : Characterizing ecosystems ; Assessing goods and services -- Coastal ecosystems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Forest ecosystems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Freshwater systems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Grasslands ecosystems : Extent and modification ; Assessing goods and services -- Appendix : Mountain ecosystems ; Polar ecosystems ; Urban ecosystems -- Living in ecosystems : Agroecosystems : Regaining the high ground, reviving the hillsides of Machakos, Kenya ; Cuba's agricultural revolution : a return to oxen and organics -- Coastal ecosystems : Replumbing the everglades : large-scale wetlands restoration in South Florida ; Managing Mankòtè mangrove ; Bolinao rallies around its reef -- Forest ecosystems : Up from the roots, regenerating Dhani Forest through community action -- Freshwater systems : Working for water, working for human welfare in South Africa ; Managing the Mekong River : will a regional approach work? ; New York City's watershed protection plan -- Grassland ecosystems : Sustaining the Steppe, the future of Mongolia's grasslands -- Adopting an ecosystem approach : What should we do to adopt an ecosystem approach? -- What does the future hold? -- A millennium ecosystem assessment -- What better time than now?
Control code
45673601
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780080543864
Lccn
00691108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45673601

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