Biodiversity and Gender for Sustainable Development

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This book provides an insight into both biodiversity and gender. It recognises the vital role of women in the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, and affirms the need for the full participation of women at all levels of policy-making and implementation in the conservation of biological diversity. Analytic, integrative in approach, and clearly presented, this book is aimed at environmentalists, natural resource scientists, environmental practitioners and policy-makers.



Conservation Approaches and Strategies II: Ex Situ Conservation Methods

It is apparent that in situ conservation of species requires large expanses of land which often have to be managed effectively to attain their objectives. It is also true that for some species, the existence of large expanses of land may not be enough to guarantee their survival. Various large mammal species such as the rhinoceros, African hunting dog and cheetah continue to decline dangerously despite the continued existence of viable habitat.


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