Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 September 2009

384 Pages | 65 b/w illus. & a 4 page color plate section

7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199547951

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Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing

An Ecological and Economic Perspective

Edited by Shahid Naeem, Daniel E. Bunker, Andy Hector, Michel Loreau, and Charles Perrings

  • A graduate level text which incorporates the latest developments in the field of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, one of the most controversial and high profile areas of ecological research
  • The first volume to explore the economics of biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Summarizes the eagerly anticipated findings of two large and highly respected scientific networks, BioMERGE and DIVERSITAS
  • Builds on the success and influence of the highly cited Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning (OUP, 2002)
  • The first volume advancing the scientific foundation of the United Nation's global environmental assessment, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, that links human well-being with the conservation of biodiversity

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