Biodiversity

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Biodiversity

Concept of Biodiversity

An introductory definition of Biodiversity is provided here: two kinds: species and genetic diversity, species diversity refers to the differences between species, while genetic diversity refers to differences within species

Biodiversity (in the Human Development Area)

In this context, Biodiversity means: is the degree of variation of life forms within a given ecosystem, biome, or an entire planet. Biodiversity is a measure of the health of ecosystems. Biodiversity is in part a function of climate. Biological diversity

Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction

In relation to the international law practice and Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section:

Trade, Commercial Relations, Investment, Transportation

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Transportation by Air

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See Also

  • Foregin Policy
  • Foreign Affairs

Further Reading

Alfsen-Norodom, C.D. , Lane, B.D. , and Corry, M. (Eds), “Urban Biosphere and Society – Partnership of Cities”, Annals of the NYU Academy of Sciences 1023 (2004).
Belbase, N. , National Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity – Policy and Legislative Requirements (IUCN, 1999).
Boyd, D. , The Environmental Rights Revolution (UBC Press, 2012).
Bryner , N., “Brazil’s Green Court: Environmental Law in the Superior Tribunal de Justiça ,” 29 Pace Environmental Law Review 470 (2012).
Burhenne-Guilman, F. , and Casey-Lefkowitz, S. , “The Convention on Biological Diversity: A Hard Won Global Achievement,” 3 Yearbook of International Environmental Law 42 (1993).
de Klemm, C. , and Shine, C. , Biological Diversity Conservation and the Law: Legal Mechanisms for Conserving Species and Ecosystems (IUCN EPL Paper 29, 1993).
Jans, J.H. , and Vedder, H.H.B. , European Environmental Law (Europa, 2012).
Koh K.L. , Robinson, N.A. and Lye, L.H. , ASEAN Environmental Legal Integration – Sustainable Goals? (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Kolbert, E. The Sixth Great Extinction – An Unnatural History (Henry Holt, 2014).
Kurukulasuyriya, L. , and Robinson, N.A. , UNEP Manual on International Environmental Law (UNEP, 2006), on line at https://digitalcommons.pace.edu/lawfaculty/791/.
McNealy, J.A. , Conserving the World Biological Diversity (IUCN, 1990).
Robinson, N.A. , Agenda 21 and the UNCED Proceedings (Oceana Publications, 1993), 6 Vols.
Sucharitkul, S. , The Principles of Good-Neighborliness in International Law (Golden Gate University School of Law Digital Commons (1996), Paper 559), at https://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1559andcontext=pubs.
UN World Commission on Environment and Development (“Brundtlund Commission”), Our Common Future (Oxford University Press, 1987).
Wilson, E.O. , Biodiversity (National Academy Press, 1988).
Wilson, E.O. , Half Earth (Liveright, 2016)

Hierarchical Display of Biodiversity

Environment > Natural environment > Physical environment > Biosphere
Environment > Natural environment > Natural resources > Plant resources
Environment > Natural environment > Natural resources > Animal resources
Environment > Natural environment > Wildlife > Protected species

Biodiversity

Concept of Biodiversity

See the dictionary definition of Biodiversity.

Characteristics of Biodiversity

Resources

Translation of Biodiversity

Thesaurus of Biodiversity

Environment > Natural environment > Physical environment > Biosphere > Biodiversity
Environment > Natural environment > Natural resources > Plant resources > Biodiversity
Environment > Natural environment > Natural resources > Animal resources > Biodiversity
Environment > Natural environment > Wildlife > Protected species > Biodiversity

See also

  • Species diversity

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