Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Findings of the Sub-Global Assessments Working Group v. 4: Multiscale Assessments

Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Findings of the Sub-Global Assessments Working Group v. 4: Multiscale Assessments

Hardback Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

Edited by Doris Capistrano, Edited by Cristian Samper, Edited by Marcus J Lee, Edited by Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne

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  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Format: Hardback | 515 pages
  • Dimensions: 220mm x 282mm x 28mm | 1,202g
  • Publication date: 14 December 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Washington
  • ISBN 10: 1559631856
  • ISBN 13: 9781559631853
  • Illustrations note: 6 tables, 19 figures

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The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment is intended as a reference manual for local/regional/national assessments that will carry on the work of the MA into the future. It focuses both on findings of the current subglobal assessment groups, as well as offering a framework, guidance, and lessons learned for future efforts. The idea is that it will help to establish common metrics by which our progress, or regression, can be measured over time.

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The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment's work is overseen by a 45-member Board of Directors, co-chaired by Robert Watson, Chief Scientist and Senior Advisor for the Environment of the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Network of the World Bank, and A.H. Zakri, director of the United Nations University's Institute of Advanced Studies. The Assessment Panel, which oversees the technical work of the MA, includes 13 of the world's leading social and natural scientists. It is co-chaired by Angela Cropper of the Cropper Foundation and Harold Mooney of Stanford University. Walter Reid is the director of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.