Protecting ecosystems

Human life depends directly on terrestrial ecosystems (soils, forests, animal species, etc. .) and marine ecosystems (oceans, seas, marine resources). Regulating human activities, protecting resources, restoring degraded species, encouraging sustainable uses, etc. - the commitments of the international community are clear and the assessment of policies all the more necessary.

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Can agricultural intensification save forested land? A review and case study in Indonesia

Is agricultural intensification sufficient to stall deforestation? This idea does not stand up well to economic analysis…

The Rise of the Cyborg Fish: On attempts to make fisheries manageable

The fishing industry's modernization saw radical changes in capture techniques, and in the fish themselves…

On the Curbing of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing

Fishermen bypassing fishing regulations compromise fish stocks management efforts. Countering this lawlessness requires…

Marine Genetic Resources: The Patentability of Living Organisms and Biodiversity…

Marine biodiversity offers considerable promise for biotechnology while posing challenges for regulating access and…
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Date: 2011

An Environment to Discover: Marine Biodiversity Assessments

The ocean remains a little-explored and unknown world. For a long time, fisheries commercialization and energy…