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Main Title World resources, 2000-2001 : people and ecosystems, the fraying web of life.
Publisher World Resources Institute,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 48263567
ISBN 1569734437 (pbk.); 9781569734438 (pbk.)
Subjects Natural resources--Health aspects. ; Environmental health. ; Environmental degradation--Health aspects. ; Human beings--Effect of environment on. ; Recursos naturais. ; Proteðcäao ambiental. ; Ecossistemas terrestres. ; èOkosystem. ; Mensch. ; Umweltschutz. ; Environmental management ; Biotic communities ; Nature--effect of humans on
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EJAM  HC10.W827 2000-01 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 08/24/2001
EKBM REF GE300.E289 2000 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/07/2019 DISPERSAL
EKCM  GE300.E289 2000 NHEERL/GED Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 04/26/2002
ELBM  HC79.W667 2000 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/23/2014
ERAM  HC59.W667 2000-01 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/13/2014
Collation ix, 389 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
"United Nations Development programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute." Includes bibliographical references (p. 368-384) and index.
Contents Notes
Ch.1 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 -- Ch.2 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 -- Ch.3 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 Mankáotáe 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 -- Ch.4 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?