INTRODUCTION TO 2 ACTIVITIES

INTRODUCTION TO 2 ACTIVITIES - ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND...

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INTRODUCTION The course on environmental science emphasizes the use of scientific method in order  to properly manage the ecosystem.  The results of science, which are obtained using  measurement and valuation tools, should be used to inform policy and to decide the  best management approach to use. ACTIVITY 1: VALUING ECOSYSTEM: WHY IS THERE A NEED TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT AND KEEP ECOSYSTEMS HEALTHY? Objective:  Identify three major frames in environmental protection issue. ACTIVITY 2: WHY ARE MEASUREMENT AND VALUATION IMPORTANT IN
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Unformatted text preview: ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT? The Case of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2002) Objectives: • Identify the reasons why measurement and valuation are necessary for more effective environmental management. • Identify some measurement and valuation tools used by environmental researchers and show results obtained from such measurement and valuation tools. • Interpret the results, state their implications, and suggest interventions for effective ecosystem and biodiversity conservation....
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course EVS 101 taught by Professor Varsolosunio during the Winter '10 term at American Intl. University.

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