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2013-04-05 19:52 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2013-04-05 19:52 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)

General Information
The Youth Guide to Biodiversity (1st edition)
David Ainsworth, Nadine Azzu, Dominique Bikaba, Daniel J. Bisaccio, Kate Buchanan Zeynep, Bilgi Bulus, David Coates, Jennifer Corriero, Carlos L. de la Rosa, Amanda Dobson, Maria Vinje Dodson, Cary Fowler, Christine Gibb, Jacquie Grekin, Caroline Hattam, Terence Hay‑Edie, Saadia Iqbal, Leslie Ann Jose‑Castillo, Marie Aminata Khan, Conor Kretsch, Ping‑Ya Lee, Charlotte Lusty, Michael Leveille, Claudia Lewis, Ulrika Nilsson, Kieran Noonan‑Mooney, Kathryn Pintus, Neil Pratt, Ruth Raymond, John Scott, Reuben Sessa Junko Shimura, Ariela Summit, Giulia Tiddens, Tamara Van ‘t Wout Jaime Webbe, Christine Gibb, Neil Pratt, Reuben Sessa (editors)
Author’s contact information
Youth & United Nations Global Alliance

Dr Reuben Sessa
Natural Resources Division (NRD)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 57053369 (Fax)
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Italy, 00153
Phone:+39 (0) 6 57051
Fax:+39 (0) 6 570 53152
Url:Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
  • English
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
Table of Contents:

1. What is Biodiversity?
2. How are People Affecting Biodiversity?
3. Genes and Genetic Diversity
4. Species: the Cornerstone of Biodiversity
5 Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services
6. Terrestrial Biodiversity - Land Ahoy!
7. Freshwater Biodiversity
8. The Riches of the Sea
9. In Farmers' Fields: Biodiversity and Agriculture
10. Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development
11. Biodiversity and People
12. Biodiversity and Actions for Change
13. Biodiversity and You
Thematic areas
  • Public awareness, education and participation
    • Biosafety education
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Book / Book chapter
ISBN 978-92-5-107445-9
Publisher and its location
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Rome
© FAO 2013
260 page PDF file
Keywords and any other relevant information
A United Nations Decade on Biodiversity product.

This document has been financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida. Sida does not necessarily share the views expressed in this material. Responsibility of its contents rests entirely with the authors.
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