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Iran, concepts of biotic community conservation

Eskander Firouz

Iran, concepts of biotic community conservation

a paper presented at the International Meeting on Ecological Guidelines for the Use of Natural Resources in the Middle East and South West Asia, held at Persepolis, Iran 24-30 May 1975

by Eskander Firouz

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Published by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in Morges .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Nature conservation -- Middle East.,
    • Biotic communities -- Middle East.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Eskander Firouz and Fred A. Harrington, Jr.
      SeriesIUCN occasional paper ;, no. 15
      ContributionsHarrington, Fred A., International Meeting on Ecological Guidelines for the Use of Natural Resources in the Middle East and South West Asia (1975 : Persepolis, Iran)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH77.N3 F57 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3037322M
      LC Control Number82127145

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A Millennial Land Ethic: Or What Would Leopold Do Today. 06/13/ pm ET Updated In the mids, American conservationist and wildlife biologist Aldo Leopold articulated his now-famous land ethic statement, "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic : Cristina Eisenberg.

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“We might get better advice from economists and philosophers,” he believed, “if we gave them a truer picture of the biotic mechanism.”.Community - two or more populations of different species occupying the same geographical area Populations and communities include only biotic factors Ecosystem - a community plus its abiotic factors, e.g.

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