Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources
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Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources

Edited by Robert Halvorsen and David F. Layton

The topics discussed in the Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources are essential for those looking to understand how best to use and conserve the resources that form the foundation for human well-being. These include nonrenewable resources, modeling of biological resources, conservation of biological resources and water resources. The expert contributors of this Handbook provide solutions to many of the problems that growing populations now face, and sketch the likely future developments in the field of natural resource economics whilst paving the way for new thinking.
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Chapter 9: Biological resistance

Ramanan Laxminarayan and Markus Herrmann

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9. Biological resistance Ramanan Laxminarayan and Markus Herrmann 9.1 INTRODUCTION Efforts to control organisms that are harmful to human health and agriculture have encountered the problem of resistance, observed in bacteria (to antibiotics), mal...

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