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Title: Biodiversity Law and Policy in Canada: Review and Recommendations

Authors: Ian Attridge and Paul Wood

Date: August 1996

Description: This report is part of a process to inventory, evaluate and advance law and policy related to biodiversity, and thereby contribute to the Strategy and these larger national and international initiatives. This chapter begins with a discussion of what is biodiversity, and why does it have value for humans and non-humans alike. A general discussion is then made of biodiversity law and policy, followed by the key responsibilities for and commitments to biodiversity in Canada.

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