Biodiversity, Part 3

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National Academy Press, Mar 1, 1988 - Nature - 521 pages
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This book calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure and the demands of economic development. Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions.

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Review: Biodiversity (Papers from the 1st National Forum on Biodiversity, September 1986, Washington, DC)

User Review  - Colleen - Goodreads

Wilson, a passionate man, piles on the data to try to get people to save what diversity we have left. If he can't convert them, no one will Read full review

Review: Biodiversity (Papers from the 1st National Forum on Biodiversity, September 1986, Washington, DC)

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Took a long time to read this survey. The reward was worth it. Read full review

Contents

The Current State of Biological Diversity
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PART
7
CHALLENGES TO THE PRESERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY
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Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Edward O. Wilson is the author of two Pulitzer Prize-winning books, On Human Nature" "(1978) and The Ants" "(1990, with Bert Holldobler), as well as many other groundbreaking works, including "Consilience, Naturalist, and Sociobiology. "A recipient of many of the world's leading prizes in science and conservation, he is currently Pellegrino University Research Professor and Honorary Curator in Entomology of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, with his wife, Renee.