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Biological Diversity and Sustainable Resources Use


Biological Diversity and Sustainable Resources Use is a very interesting volume, including attractive overviews and original case studies mainly focused on socio-economical effects of the right management of the ecosystems biodiversity, as well as on the useful integration between human activities and environmental responses. Ecological, medical and historical aspects of the sustainable development are also discussed in this book which consists of articles written by international experts, offering the reader a clear and extensive view of the present condition in which our planet is.

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Biological Diversity and Sustainable Resources UseEdited by Oscar Grillo

Published: November 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1834

ISBN: 978-953-307-706-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5187-6

Copyright year: 2011

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16074 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Challenges of Linking Socio-Economic Significance and Conservation Value of Forests in Drylands of Kenya: Case Study of Kirisia Forest-Samburu Pastoralists Coexistence

By Joseph Hitimana, James Legilisho Ole Kiyiapi, Pauline Wambui Kibugi, Hamphrey Kisioh, Rose Mayienda, Fiesta Warinwa, Philip Lenaiyasa and Daudi Sumba


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2. People, Parks and Poverty: Integrated Conservation and Development Initiatives in the Free State Province of South Africa

By André Pelser, Nola Redelinghuys and Nontombi Velelo


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3. Biodiversity, Ecology and Toxic Principles in Plants – Case Study: Fungal Biocontrol

By Cecilia Peluola


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4. The Potential of Biodiversity in the Andean Region: Use, Conservation and Regulations

By Ingrid Schuler G., Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo and Luis Antonio Orozco C.


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5. European Naturalists and Medicinal Plants of Brazil

By Maria G. L. Brandão, Cristiane F. F. Grael and Christopher W. Fagg


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6. The Medicinal Value of Biodiversity: New Hits to Fight Cancer

By Giselle Z. Justo, Ana C. S. Souza, Ângelo de Fátima, Matheus F. F. Pedrosa, Carmen V. Ferreira and Hugo A. O. Rocha


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