Rethinking and Upholding Justice and Equity in Transformative Biodiversity Governance

Pickering, Jonathan, Coolsaet, Brendan, Dawson, Neil, Suiseeya, Kimberly Marion, Inoue, Cristina Y. A. and Lim, Michelle (2022) Rethinking and Upholding Justice and Equity in Transformative Biodiversity Governance. In: Transforming Biodiversity Governance. Cambridge University Press, pp. 155-178. ISBN 9781108856348

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Justice and equity are fundamental to the complex choices that societies need to make to achieve transformative change (Bennett et al., 2019; IPBES, 2019; Leach et al., 2018; Martin, 2017). Evidence that more socioeconomically unequal societies tend to experience higher rates of biodiversity loss (Holland et al., 2009; IPBES, 2019) suggests that injustice and threats to biodiversity are closely intertwined. Injustice can function as an underlying cause of biodiversity loss, such as where colonial expropriation of Indigenous peoples’ land paves the way for its exploitation (Martinez-Alier, 2002).

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Additional Information: Research for this chapter was supported by the following bodies: the Australian Research Council (grant number FL140100154) [JP]; the “Just Conservation” project funded by the Centre for the Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity (CESAB) of the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB) [ND and BC]; Brazil’s National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and Programa de Excelència Acadèmica (PROEX)-CAPES [CYAI].
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Global Development (formerly School of International Development)
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Area Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Global Environmental Justice
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2022 09:30
Last Modified: 24 May 2023 05:56
DOI: 10.1017/9781108856348.009


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