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Governance of biodiversity conservation in China and Taiwan

Author: Gerald A McBeath; Tse-Kang Leng
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006.
Series: Environmental governance in Asia series.
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China and Taiwan have roughly one-eighth of the world's known species. Their approaches to biodiversity issues thus have global as well as national repercussions. This work explores the conflicts between economic development, and communities seeking to preserve and protect local human and ecosystem values.
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McBeath, Gerald A.
Governance of biodiversity conservation in China and Taiwan.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006
(DLC) 2005032810
(OCoLC)62302379
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald A McBeath; Tse-Kang Leng
ISBN: 9781847203069 184720306X 1283199122 9781283199124
OCLC Number: 86085464
Description: 1 online resource (x, 242 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Figures; Tables; Authors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Historical patterns; 3. Current status of species and ecosystems in China and Taiwan; 4. Legal and institutional framework for biodiversity conservation; 5. Protected areas and biodiversity conservation; 6. Business organizations and biodiversity conservation; 7. ENGOs, civil society and biodiversity conservation; 8. Politics and biodiversity conservation; 9. Conclusions; Index.
Series Title: Environmental governance in Asia series.
Responsibility: Gerald A. McBeath, Tse-Kang Leng.

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China and Taiwan have roughly one-eighth of the world's known species. Their approaches to biodiversity issues thus have global as well as national repercussions. This work explores the conflicts between economic development, and communities seeking to preserve and protect local human and ecosystem values.

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