Authors:Penny F. Langhammer, Mohamed I. Bakarr, Leon Bennun,
Publisher: World Conservation Union
Keywords: area, protected, systems, practice, guidelines, comprehensive, targets, analysis, gap, key, biodiversity, areas, identification
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 2007-09-01
List price: $30.00
ISBN-10: 283170992X
ISBN-13: 9782831709925

Important Bird Areas and Important Plant Areas have already been identified in more than 170 countries. The Key Biodiversity Areas approach builds on the work done to date, in order to provide practical guidance to governments in identifying those sites which must be protected to ensure the future of both biodiversity and humanity.

Author: Lorene Jackson
Publisher: Falcon
Keywords: mountain, biking, area, rides, regional, series, bicycle, guide, san, francisco, greatest, road
Number of Pages: 296
Published: 2004-08-01
List price: $15.95
ISBN-10: 0762727152
ISBN-13: 9780762727155

This handy guide offers more than 80 rides from the birthplace of the mountain bike revolution; from the top of Mount Tamalpais to the redwoods of Big Basin. Ride legendary Repack, Annadel State Park, Mount Diablo, Wilder Ranch, Henry Coe State Park, and El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve. Mountain biker, triathlete, and author Lorene Jackson offers tidbits on local history, wildlife, and points of interest to make this more than just a trail guide to the best mountain bike rides in and around the San Francisco Bay Area, including rides in the North Bay, South Bay, East Bay, and San

Author: Walch
Publisher: Walch Education
Keywords: content, reading, area, series, ser, math, mathematics, strategies, writing, vocabulary
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 2003-09-02
List price: $21.99
ISBN-10: 0825145732
ISBN-13: 9780825145735

Author: Jcaho
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: priority, area, focus, organizations, healthcare, joint, commission, accreditation
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 2004-01
List price: $92.00
ISBN-10: 0866888411
ISBN-13: 9780866888417

Author: Richard Silberglitt
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Keywords: area, tianjin, technology, tbna, economic, technological, teda, development, new, binhai, depth, china, analyses, emerging, global, opportunities, revolution
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 2009-02-25
List price: $54.50
ISBN-10: 0833046470
ISBN-13: 9780833046475

China’s Tianjin Binhai New Area and the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area commissioned a technology-foresight study to help them plan for economic growth. The authors recommend seven emerging technology applications (TAs) solar energy, mobile communications, rapid bioassays, new water-purification systems, molecular-scale drugs, electric and hybrid vehicles, and green manufacturing

Author: IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas
Publisher: World Conservation Union
Keywords: protected, guidelines, area, series, number, practice, managers, financing, areas
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2000-01-01
List price: $30.00
ISBN-10: 2831705444
ISBN-13: 9782831705446

These guidelines explore financing options for protected areas and provide advice and information on sustainable financing. A step-by-step process is given which protected area managers can use to create business and financial plans tailored to the needs and strengths of their protected area. Mechanisms are discussed for generating revenue flows from both public and private sources and an overview of potential grant-based sources of financing is given. The book concludes with case studies demonstrating how protected area mangers worldwide have developed cohesive funding strategies.

Author: IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas
Publisher: World Conservation Union
Keywords: protected, guidelines, area, practice, managers, areas, values, economic
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1998-01-01
List price: $30.00
ISBN-10: 2831704618
ISBN-13: 9782831704616

This work illustrates the potential for using valuation as a tool for diversifying the funding structure for protected areas and for providing information about stakeholders which is crucial for effective management.
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