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Record number 325966
Title Biodiversity: Luxury or necessity
Author(s) Rotmans, J.; Groot, R.S. de; Vliet, A.J.H. van
Source In: Transitions in a globalising world / Martens, P., Rotmans, J., Lisse, Abington, Exton, Tokyo : Swets & Zeitlinger - ISBN 9789026519215 - p. 37 - 59.
Department(s) Environmental Systems Analysis
WIMEK
Publication type Peer reviewed book chapter
Publication year 2002
Keyword(s) biodiversiteit - ecosystemen - habitats - natuurbescherming - biodiversity - ecosystems - habitats - nature conservation
Categories Biodiversity
Abstract Because biodiversity is so complex and varied, knowledge in this area is still relatively limited. It can be stated that this complexity, combined with structural uncertainty, may well lead to an unpredictable future and further loss of biodiversity which will be characterised by non-linearity, thresholds and irreversibility
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