Biodiversity and Gender for Sustainable Development

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This book provides an insight into both biodiversity and gender. It recognises the vital role of women in the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, and affirms the need for the full participation of women at all levels of policy-making and implementation in the conservation of biological diversity. Analytic, integrative in approach, and clearly presented, this book is aimed at environmentalists, natural resource scientists, environmental practitioners and policy-makers.



Biodiversity Conservation Strategies III: The Community Conservation Approach

Over the last couple of years, biological diversity has received significant attention and different approaches to ensure its effective conservation and sustainable use have been proposed. Hitherto, the traditional approach to conserving biodiversity (at species and ecosystem level) has been “protected area management”. Many protected areas (PAs) including national parks, forest reserves, game reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and others have been established in almost all countries.


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