Global Biodiversity Outlook 3

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UNEP/Earthprint, 2010 - Business & Economics - 94 pages
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This third edition of Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-3), produced by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) presents some stark choices for human societies. On one hand it warns that the diversity of living things on the planet continues to be eroded as a result of human activities. The pressures driving the loss of biodiversity show few signs of easing, and in some cases are escalating. The consequences of current trends are much worse than previously thought, and place in doubt the continued provision of vital ecosystem services.

On the other hand, the Outlook offers a message of hope. The options for addressing the crisis are wider than was apparent in earlier studies. Determined action to conserve biodiversity and use it sustainably will reap rich rewards. It will benefit people in many ways - through better health, greater food security and less poverty.

 

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Introduction
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Biodiversity Futures for the 215 Century
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Towards a Strategy for Reducing Biodiversity Loss 82 _
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