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Biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and human wellbeing : an ecological and economic perspective

Author: Shahid Naeem
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford biology.
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How will biodiversity loss affect ecosystem functioning, ecosystem services, and human well-being?In an age of accelerating biodiversity loss, this timely and critical volume summarizes recent advances in biodiversity-ecosystem functioning research and explores the economics of biodiversity and ecosystem services. The book starts by summarizing the development of the basic science and provides a meta-analysis that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and human wellbeing.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shahid Naeem
ISBN: 9780191563317 0191563315
OCLC Number: 475486623
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: INTRODUCTION, BACKGROUND, AND META-ANALYSES ; NATURAL SCIENCE FOUNDATIONS ; ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AND HUMAN WELLBEING ; SUMMARY AND SYNTHESIS
Series Title: Oxford biology.
Other Titles: Biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, & human wellbeing
Responsibility: edited by Shahid Naeem [and others].
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Biodiversity change is one of the most controversial and high profile areas of ecological research. This book provides an in-depth evaluation of the science and its implications and applications to  Read more...

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A very useful volume to anyone interested in ecosystem functionality. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society

 
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