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The Resource Biodiversity and education for sustainable development, Paula Castro, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Paula Bacelar-Nicolau, Walter Leal Filho, Anabela Marisa Azul, editors, (electronic book)

Biodiversity and education for sustainable development, Paula Castro, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Paula Bacelar-Nicolau, Walter Leal Filho, Anabela Marisa Azul, editors, (electronic book)

Label
Biodiversity and education for sustainable development
Title
Biodiversity and education for sustainable development
Statement of responsibility
Paula Castro, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Paula Bacelar-Nicolau, Walter Leal Filho, Anabela Marisa Azul, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book gathers interdisciplinary reflections from researchers, educators, and other experts on the subject of biodiversity closer to education and learning. The book also highlights its role as an added value to strategic principles for healthy ecosystems and sustainable human development. It promotes critical thinking and foster practices and attitudes for Education for Sustainable Development reconciling education with principles of human behaviour and nature. Readers especially find this book a timely resource in light of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, the Aichi Targets, and the new EU biodiversity strategy "Our life insurance, our natural capital: an EU biodiversity strategy to 2020". Along with the challenge of ecosystems and public health, biodiversity conservation is essential for humanity's continued security and sustainability, as it touches on all aspects of people's lives
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
577
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH541.15.B56
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Castro, Paula
  • Azeiteiro, Ulisses
  • Bacelar-Nicolau, Paula
  • Leal Filho, Walter
  • Azul, Anabela Marisa
Series statement
World sustainability series,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity
  • Sustainable development
Label
Biodiversity and education for sustainable development, Paula Castro, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Paula Bacelar-Nicolau, Walter Leal Filho, Anabela Marisa Azul, editors, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biodiversity and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): Tendencies and Perspectives -- Conservation of Biological Resources: Why it Matters -- Urban Biodiversity and Cities' Sustainable Development -- Education on Biodiversity in the Polar Regions -- Teaching Mycology Worldwide -- Bugs and Society -- Science and Education at the Centre for Invasion Biology -- Engaging Society to Fight Invasive Alien Plants in Portugal -- One of the Main Threats to Biodiversity -- Engaging ODL Students with Biodiversity Issues: A South African Case Study on the Role of ESD -- Education for Sustainability in the Context of Community Forestry
Control code
SPR950884517
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 334 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319323183
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Biodiversity and education for sustainable development, Paula Castro, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Paula Bacelar-Nicolau, Walter Leal Filho, Anabela Marisa Azul, editors, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biodiversity and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): Tendencies and Perspectives -- Conservation of Biological Resources: Why it Matters -- Urban Biodiversity and Cities' Sustainable Development -- Education on Biodiversity in the Polar Regions -- Teaching Mycology Worldwide -- Bugs and Society -- Science and Education at the Centre for Invasion Biology -- Engaging Society to Fight Invasive Alien Plants in Portugal -- One of the Main Threats to Biodiversity -- Engaging ODL Students with Biodiversity Issues: A South African Case Study on the Role of ESD -- Education for Sustainability in the Context of Community Forestry
Control code
SPR950884517
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 334 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319323183
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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