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TITLE OPINION ON THE MANAGEMENT OF BIOLOGICAL WEALTH   biodiversity_opin_eng.pdf (76.9 KB)
Title in the original language ΓΝΩΜΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΗ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟΥ ΠΛΟΥΤΟΥ  biodiversity.pdf (466.3 KB)
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Document ID LIB635
Document type Scientific advisory body opinion/advice
Issue date 25/02/2009
Original language of the document Greek
Full text available in EN (76.9 KB) and EL (466.3 KB)
Document produced by Hellenic National Bioethics Commission organisation visiting card
Document requested by Hellenic National Bioethics Commission organisation visiting card
Document uploaded by Ariadne Loukia Hager
Hellenic National Bioethics Commission
(03/03/2010)
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Agriculture
  • Environment

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Short description  In this opinion the Commission documents the value of biodiversity, the manmade dangers that it faces and the main arguments in favour of the need to protect biodiversity. In addition the Commission proposes broader as well as specific environmental policy measures aiming to place environmental ethics and in particular the protection of biodiversity at the epicentre of national politics, a top priority during strategic planning of human activity.
[biodiversity], [environmental ethics], [environmental policy], [sustainability], [sustainable agriculture]
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  The exploitation of natural and biological resources was until relatively recently governed by purely economic criteria. Today, the importance of biodiversity for human existence and the responsibility to protect it are becoming increasingly obvious. In this opinion the Commission documents the value of biodiversity, the manmade dangers that it faces and the main arguments, according to the Commis ...

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