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Economics and ecology : new frontiers and sustainable development

Author: Edward Barbier
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Bibliographic data : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is a growing literature on the interface between the two disciplines of ecology and economics. Most of the international leaders in this are contributors to this book. It includes a number of topics on environmental resource utilization which concern scientists, ecologists, policy decision makers, economists, etc.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Bibliographic data, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Barbier
ISBN: 9789401115186 9401115184 9401046638 9789401046633
OCLC Number: 840308982
Notes: "Originally published by Chapman & Hall in 1993. Softcover reprint of the hardcover 1st edition 1993"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface. Introduction: economics and ecology - the next frontier. Environmentally sustainable development: optimal economic conditions. Ecological economic systems analysis: order and chaos. Sustainable agriculture: the trade-offs with productivity, stability and equitability. Stress, shock and the sustainability of optimal resource utilization in a stochastic environment. Economic and ecological carrying capacity: applications to pastoral systems in Zimbabwe. Tropical forests and biodiversity conservation: a new ecological imperative. Optimal economic growth and the conservation of biological diversity. The viewing value of elephants. Ecology and economics in small islands. Constructing a framework for sustainable development. Sustainable development: ethical foundations. Postscript.
Responsibility: edited by Edward B. Barbier.

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In the Summer of 1991, Bob Carling, who was then Life Sciences Editor of Chapman & Hall, approached me over the possibility of producing an edited volume of works on economics and ecology.  Read more...

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