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The Green Web : a Union for World Conservation.

Author: Martin Holdgate
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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This text is a history of the world's oldest global conservation body - the World Conservation Union, established in 1948 as a forum for governments, non-governmental organizations and individual conservationists. The author draws on unpublished archives to reveal the often turbulent story of the IUCN and its achievements in, and influence on, conservation and environmental policy worldwide - establishing national  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Holdgate, Martin.
Green Web : A Union for World Conservation.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Holdgate
ISBN: 9781134189304 1134189303
OCLC Number: 876513172
Description: 1 online resource (329 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Figures and Plates; Preface: The Conservation World's Best-kept Secret; Acknowledgments; 1 The Springs of Conservation; 2 The Path to Union; 3 The Union Established; 4 A Time for Science; 5 The New Ark Puts to Sea; 6 The Environmental Explosion; 7 A Strategy for World Conservation; 8 After the Strategy; 9 Conservation for Development; 10 The Web Extends; 11 Power to the Members; 12 The Balance Sheet; Appendix 1 Presidents, Secretary-Generals and Director-Generals of lUPN and lUCN; Notes; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Index.

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This text is a history of the world's oldest global conservation body - the World Conservation Union, established in 1948 as a forum for governments, non-governmental organizations and individual conservationists. The author draws on unpublished archives to reveal the often turbulent story of the IUCN and its achievements in, and influence on, conservation and environmental policy worldwide - establishing national parks and protected areas and defending threatened species.

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