Resource material on biodiversity

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Publisher: IUCN Sri Lanka in Colombo

Written in English
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ContributionsIUCN Sri Lanka., National Institute of Education (Sri Lanka)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
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Open LibraryOL16471580M
ISBN 109558177024
LC Control Number2006542409

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Resource Book - Gr G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Biology Content Since then the evolutionary process resulted in the extensive biodiversity which exists in the biosphere now. Scientists assume, based on their studies that there are about 10 to over million Natural resources are sources of materials and energy found naturally which are used.

The invention of the term ‘biodiversity’ coincides with the emergence, in the s, of two new scientific fields, genetic engineering and conservation biology.

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Biodiversity, Natural resource, Policies, Regimes, Challenge of resource management Introduction The obsessive link between human and nature have dramatically changed since the industrial revolution period of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century in some Western countries has increased the use of natural resources led to the depletion.

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The book explores key historical, doctrinal, and theoretical issues in. Biodiversity is the variety and variability of life on ersity is typically a measure of variation at the genetic, species, and ecosystem level. Terrestrial biodiversity is usually greater near the equator, which is the result of the warm climate and high primary productivity.

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The current high rates will cause a precipitous decline in the biodiversity of the planet in the next century or two. Natural resources used for the first time are considered virgin resources and their extraction, processing and use require a great deal of energy and can create pollution.

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Front materials [PDF - KB] Introduction Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich [PDF - KB] Conservation biology: past and present Curt Meine [PDF - KB] Biodiversity Kevin J. Gaston [PDF - KB] Ecosystem functions and services Cagan H. Sekercioglu [PDF - KB] Habitat destruction: death by a thousand cuts William F.

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