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Habitat mapping method could help restore biodiversity ...

A new method for mapping long-term changes in habitat over large areas and in fine detail has been developed, which could help inform conservation plans to restore biodiversity to previous states. In a UK case study, ...
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Biodiversity and the Environment: Silent Spring For Us?

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- Global Research, June 20, 2012

With her 1962 book, Silent Spring, Rachel Carson got DDT and other synthetic pesticides banned and saved bird life. Today it is humans who are directly threatened by technologies designed to extract the maximum profit at the lowest private cost and the maximum social cost from natural resources....http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=viewArticle&code=ROB20120620&articleId=31503


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WWF Living Planet Report 2012 and Rio+20

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Humanity is an Unsustainable Danger to Earth’s Eco-System

The Living Planet Report is the world's leading, science-based analysis on the health of our only planet and the impact of human activity...FREE DOWNLOAD http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/all_publications/living_planet_report/


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Rio+20 Business Focus: Managing biodiversity is managing risk for ...

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Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity explains why managing biodiversity is a way for business to manage risk. Good link to Biodiversity Unit here!

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