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Title (Primary) Driving forces of chemical risks for the European biodiversity
Author Maxim, L.; Spangenberg, J.H.;
Journal Ecological Economics
Year 2009
Department BZF;
Volume 69
Issue 1
Language englisch;
Keywords REACH; Chemicals; DPSIR; Biodiversity; Risk; Stakeholders
Abstract In the framework of the EU-funded research project ALARM (Assessing LArge-scale environmental Risks with tested Methods), an original method combining the DPSIR (driving forces-pressures-state-impacts-responses) framework and an analysis based on the distinction between the four spheres of sustainability (environmental, economic, social and political) has been developed. This paper presents the application of this method, called "the tetrahedral DPSIR" for the identification and analysis of driving forces of environmental chemicals risks for biodiversity, in Europe. The purpose of this methodology is to help reduce the pressures on biodiversity through modifying the driving forces behind them by offering scientific advice to policy makers. We frame our analysis in the context of the current policy, namely the implementation of REACH (Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of CHemicals).
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Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=399
Maxim, L., Spangenberg, J.H. (2009):
Driving forces of chemical risks for the European biodiversity
Ecol. Econ. 69 (1), 43 - 54