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Poverty-biodiversity mapping applications
Poverty-biodiversity mapping applications
Discussion paper for the session "Decision-support systems - Their value in addressing health-poverty-conservation links" at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, November 17-25 2004, Bangkok, Thailand. This report was been written by Mathilde Snel for UNEP/GRID-Arendal. It includes some extracts from a recent summary on poverty mapp ...
Freshwater biodiversity and poverty in eastern Africa
Red areas where high percentage of children with stunted growth - used as a proxy for poverty - coincide with a high freshwater biodiversity index - a proxy for biodiversity - likely indicate areas in which poor people h...
01 Nov 2005 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Relationship between biodiversity and poverty in Africa
This map may be used to show areas in which biodiversity is threatened in relation to poverty on a continental scale. Areas where high percentage of underweight children - used as a proxy for poverty - coincide with a hi...
01 Nov 2005 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Global poverty-biodiversity map
This map may be used to show areas in which biodiversity is threatened. Areas where high poverty and high population density coincides with high biodiversity may indicate areas in which poor people likely have no other c...
04 Oct 2005 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Global development and biodiversity
Some of the world's least developed countries are located in hotspot areas of high importance for biodiversity. This map displays Human Development Index (UNDP) by country and hotspot regions overlaid on that.
04 Oct 2005 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal