Routledge studies in biodiversity politics and management.
"The establishment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) points to the crucial role attributed to science and knowledge for the successful implementation of biodiversity politics by both scientists and policy-makers. This book gives a full overview of the process of its implementation as finalised in 2013 and proposes an innovative conceptual framework that puts this specific case into a more general perspective of international politics and relations"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
1. How we view nature now : the emergence of 'biodiversity' 2. A novel approach : 'epistemic selectivities' 3. Who needs a 'science-policy interface' for biodiversity? 4. Conception and birth of a new international body : the IPBES 5. The manifold narratives of the IPBES negotiations 6. Epistemic selectivities : knowledge and institutional change.