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BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION: NEEDS AND OPTIONS   1997
Edited by
David L. Hawksworth
Paul M. Kirk
Stella Dextre Clarke

1.  The importance of biodiversity information

2.  Information needs in biodiversity assessments - from
    genes to ecosystems

3.  Assessing information needs for sustainable use and 
    conservation of biodiversity

4.  Defining and meeting needs for information: agriculture
    and forestry perspective

5.  Information needs of inventorying programmes

6.  Wider use and application of indigenous knowledge, innovations
    and practices: information systems and ethical concerns

7.  Management of information to support conservation decision
    making

8.  Overview of the UNEP/GEF biodiversity data management project (BDM)

9.  The role of information in the operation of the 
    Convention on Biological Diversity

10. Designing information systems to support biodiversity conservation

11. Networks for distributing information

12. Biodiversity: the role of information technology in distributing
    information

13. Final report and recommendations

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