This text is a history of the world's oldest global conservation body - the World Conservation Union, established in 1948 as a forum for governments, non-governmental organizations and individual conservationists. The author draws on unpublished archives to reveal the often turbulent story of the IUCN and its achievements in, and influence on, conservation and environmental policy worldwide - establishing national parks and protected areas and defending threatened species.A Union for World Conservation Martin Holdgate ... Short article on the beginning of IUPN, in IUCN Yearbook, 1973. ... Formerly scientist to the Scottish Hydroelectricity Board, later Director of Nature Conservation in Scotland and then Directoranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Green Web|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-04-08|