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The Global Biodiversity Assessment directed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) calls for urgent action to reverse the effects of unsustainable human activities on global biodiversity, including but not limited to the following…

337 – Ski Runs

350 – Grazing of Livestock: cows, sheep, goats, horses

351 – Disturbance of the Soil Surface (livestock)

351 – Fencing of Pastures or Paddocks

728 – Agriculture

728 – Modern Farm Production Systems

728 – Chemical Fertilizers

728  -Herbicides

728 – Building Materials

730 – Industrial Activities

730  – Human-Made caves of brick and mortar, concrete and steel

730  – Paved and Tarred roads, highways, rails (page 351)

730 – Railroads

730 – Floor and Wall Tiles

733 – Aquaculture

733  -Technology Improvements

733 – Farmlands, Rangelands

733 – Pastures, Rangelands

733 – Pastures

733 – Fish Ponds

733 – Plantations

738- Modern Hunting

738 – Harvesting of Timber

749 – Logging Activities

728 – Fossil Fuels – Used for driving various kinds of machines

755 – Dams, Reservoirs, Straightening Rivers

757 – Power Line Construction

763 – Economic systems that fail to set a proper value on the environment

763 – Inappropriate Social Structures

763 – Weaknesses in Legal and Institutional Systems

766, 838 – Modern Attitudes toward nature – Judaeo-Christian-Islamic religions

767, 782 – Private Property

771 – Population Growth – Human Population Density

773 – Consumerism and population figures

774 – Fragmentation of Habitat – cemeteries, derelict lands, rubbish tips, etc.

774 – Sewers, Drain Systems, Pipelines

783 – Land use that serves human needs

969 – Fisheries

970 – Golf Courses

970 – Scuba Diving

728 – Synthetic drugs

990 – Fragmentation – Agricultural development, Forestry Urbanization (impervious surfaces)

The above list is comprised of summary excerpts from the hard copy edition of the UNEP Global Biodiversity Assessment Report. Here are scanned copies of this list and if you continue to scroll down the pdf, you will see the actual  referenced pages from the Global Biodiversity Assessment :

PAGE REFERENCES from “The Global Biodiversity Assessment” (scanned article and relevant pages)

http://www.freedomadvocates.org/images/pdf/Unsustainables_UN_Global_Bio_Div_Assess_95_Pages.pdf 

http://www.freedomadvocates.org/images/pdf/Unsustainables_UN_Global_Bio_Div_Assess_95_TOC.pdf

For more internet information, one can view the UN Global Biodiversity link: http://earthwatch.unep.ch/biodiversity/assessment.php. However, the page numbers referred to above will not match the internet version.


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