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Biodiversity: A Third World Perspective
Vandana Shiva
Third World Network
ISBN: 983-9747-07-X 30 pages 14x21cm US$3.00

This booklet analyses the primary causes and the effects of biodiversity erosion and locates the biodiversity issue within the North-South framework. A critique of dominant approaches to biodiversity conservation is also given. It suggests principles for an approach to biodiversity from a Third World and people's perspective

CONTENTS

The Crisis of Diversity
Primary Threats to Biodiversity
Effects of Biodiversity Erosion
First World Bio-imperialism and North-South Conflicts
Limitations of the Dominant Approaches to Biodiversity Conservation
From Bio-imperialism to Bio-democracy
References

 


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