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The Irish Dimension


216 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $30.00 (US $30.00)

Publication Date: June 2000

ISBN 9781874045748

Rights: US & CA

Royal Irish Academy (Jun 2000)

Price: $30.00


Proceedings of a seminar held on 4 and 5 March 1998. The Convention on Biological Diversity signed by over 150 nations who attended the United Nations Conferene on Biological Diversity held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 was a landmark in conservation biology in that it focused attention on the maintenance of biodiversity. This seminar was organised in order to bring together biologists in Ireland to assess what progress was being made towards the conservation of biodiversity, six years after Rio. The seminar was divided broadly into 4 sections: The role of government in biodiversity action Assessment of biodiversity Monitoring change in biodiversity The conservation of biodiversity