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.