IUCN's World Conservation magazine - special issue on Health and Environment
The IUCN have launched Vol. 39 of the leading magazine World Conservation with a special issue titled: Life Support: Human Health and the Environment. This excellent magazine includes contributions from a number of COHAB Initiative partners including Dr. Eric Chivian of the Centre for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Billy Karesh and Dr. Steve Osofsky of the Wildlife Conservation Society, Dr. Kalemani Jo Mulongoy of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and Dr. Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum of the World Health Organisation. The issue highlights the importance of biodiversity to the sustainability of essential ecosystem services, with articles on drug discovery, climate change, and policy initiatives linking health and biodiversity at the global level.
The magazine can be downloaded from the IUCN website here. (PDF file available here)
About World Conservation magazine
IUCN’s magazine World Conservation examines conservation, development, economics and society in the 21st century. It is a voice for IUCN’s member organizations, Commissions, staff, partners and friends: a place to air a wide variety of views, controversial or consensual, and to stimulate debate. Published two to three times a year in English, French and Spanish, World Conservation is read by a wide variety of people from university lecturers to conservation practitioners. The readership includes key figures in conservation and sustainable development, in both government and non governmental arenas, business leaders and UN agencies.