18. Biodiversity, Poverty and Climate Change: New Challenges and Opportunities

  1. Dilys Roe2,
  2. Joanna Elliott3,
  3. Chris Sandbrook4 and
  4. Matt Walpole4
  1. Kathy Mackinnon

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch18

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

How to Cite

Mackinnon, K. (2012) Biodiversity, Poverty and Climate Change: New Challenges and Opportunities, in Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link (eds D. Roe, J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook and M. Walpole), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dilys Roe International Institute for Environment and Development, 80–86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK

  2. 3

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 4

    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

Author Information

  1. IUCN/World Commission on Protected Areas Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge, UK Independent Consultant, Cambridgeshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2012

Book Series:

  1. Conservation Science and Practice Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ward Cooper

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674796

Online ISBN: 9781118428351

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Keywords:

  • global challenges, ICCA protected areas;
  • climate change, biodiversity threat;
  • South Africa's invasive species;
  • Yemen's agro-biodiversity;
  • natural ecosystem health;
  • ecosystem-based mitigation;
  • carbon trading in Riau's forests

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Maintaining water supplies

  • Food security

  • Health

  • Reducing vulnerability to natural disasters

  • Looking forward - opportunities for enhancing the synergies between biodiversity, climate change and poverty alleviation

  • Conclusion

  • References