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Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversity

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The editor, Ian R. Swingland, is Emeritus professor of Conservation Biology at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology ... Weiterlesen
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The editor, Ian R. Swingland, is Emeritus professor of Conservation Biology at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), and Director of Sustainable Forestry Management Ltd


Presents a study that explores how the growing market in carbon can help to conserve carbon-based life forms. This title discusses how reducing global warming and saving biodiversity can both be achieved with the right market conditions.


List of figures and Tables * About the Contributors * Preface Acknowledgements * List of Acronyms and Abbreviations * Introduction * Part 1: Carbon and Climate Change - Forests, Carbon and Global Climate * Changes in the Use and Management of Forests For Abating Carbon Emissions: Issues and Challenges Under the Kyoto Protocol * An Overview of a Free-Market Approach To Climate Change and Conservation * Potential Carbon Mitigation and Income in Developing Countries from Changes in Use and Management of Agricultural and Forest Lands * the Role of Multilateral Institutions * Electricity Generation: Options for Reduction in Carbon Emissions * Measuring, Monitoring and Verification of Carbon Benefits for Forest-Based Projects * Understanding and Managing Leakage in Forest-Based Greenhouse-Gas-Mitigation Projects * Part 2: Environmental Services - The Influence of Land-Use Change and Landscape Dynamics on the Climate System: Relevance to Climate-Change Policy Beyond the Radiative Effect of Greenhouse Gases * Economic, Biological and Policy Constraints on the Adoption of Carbon Farming in Temperate Regions * The Role of Sustainable Agriculture and Renewable-Resource Management in Reducing Greeenhouse-Gas Emissions and Increasing Sinks in China and India * Social Capital from Carbon Property: Creating Equity for Indigenous People * Species Survival and Carbon Retention in Commercially Exploited Tropical Rainforest * Animal Conservation, Carbon and Sustainability * Collateral Biodiversity Benefits Associated with 'Free-Market' Approaches to Sustainable Land Use and Forestry Activities * Developing Markets for Forest Environmental Services: an Opportunity for Promoting Equity While Securing Efficiency * Part 3: the Future Model - Carbon Sinks and Emissions Trading Under the Kyoto Protocol: a Legal Analysis * Protecting Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Climate Through a Global Carbon market * Designing a Carbon Market That Protects Forests in Developing Countries * Greenhouse-Gas-Trading Markets * Index


Titel: Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversity
EAN: 9781853839504
ISBN: 978-1-85383-950-4
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Routledge
Genre: Biologie
Anzahl Seiten: 368
Gewicht: 748g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm x T36mm
Jahr: 2003



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