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- DescriptionThis volume offers a critical look at what the science of ecology can and cannot provide to the development agenda, in light of the Millennium Development goals. The concluding section integrates lessons and principles outlined in each of the chapters.
- Author BiographyThe three editors of this volume, Jane Carter Ingram, Fabrice DeClerck, and Cristina Rumbatis del Rio, have collaborated on multiple projects addressing the role of ecology in poverty reduction and began working together at the Earth Institute of Columbia University. Their educational and professional backgrounds in ecology, geography, and sustainable development have served as the inspiration for this book and their professional pursuits. The editors hope that the issues presented and explored in this volume will serve to encourage ecological scientists and practitioners in international development fields to collaborate together to identify creative, sustainable and viable solutions to challenges preventing poverty alleviation around the world. J. Carter Ingram is the lead of the Ecosystem Services and Payments for Ecosystem Services group at the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York, NY. Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio is an Associate Director at the Rockefeller Foundation in New York, NY (USA). Fabrice DeClerck is a professor of community and landscape ecology at CATIE in Costa Rica.
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication13/04/2014
- GenreEnvironment & Planning
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Note3 black & white tables, biography
- Weight682 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byCristina Rumbaitis del Rio,Fabrice DeClerck,Jane Carter Ingram
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