New publication: Biodiversity

Arthur Chapman arthur at ERIN.GOV.AU
Fri May 28 09:47:16 CDT 1993


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NEW PUBLICATION:  " CONSERVATION OF  BIODIVERSITY, ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY AND
ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT"

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The Australian Conservation Foundation and the World Wide Fund for Nature,
Australia have published a major  paper entitled "Conservation of
biodiversity, ecological inquiry and ecologically sustainable development".
 The discussion paper, available in the form of a bound document, has
chapters on:

What are ecological integrity and biodiversity?
Values of biodiversity
Status of biodiversity and ecologocal integrity in Australia
Threats to biodiversity and ecological integrity in Australia.
The role of protected areas in the conservation of biodiversity and
ecological integrity.
In-situ measures for protection of Australia's biodiversity.
Ex-situ measures for maintaining biodiversity as well as a comprehensive
suite of recommendation.

The 150 page paper is available from

Australian Conservation Foundation
340 Gore Street
Fitzroy  VIC  Australia

(03) 416 1166 (contact Sandra Haffenden) at the cost of $30 (Australian) per
copy.

The paper's authors are Nevil Amos, Professor Jamie Kirkpatrick and Melissa
Giese.


Roxanne Missingham
Librarian in charge
Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service
GPO Box 636
Canberra  ACT  2601  AUSTRALIA

e-mail:  rmissing at anpws.erin.gov.au




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