Biodiversity: A Reference Handbook
This timely volume explores the multiple issues surrounding biological diversity. In addition to an overview of the major issues in biodiversity, this book features a chronology and biographical sketches of important individuals in the field. Readers also will find related statistics, documents, and illustrations, as well as a directory of organizations that includes web site addresses. A glossary and detailed listing of print and electronic sources complete an informative volume that students, librarians, policy makers, environmentalists, and others will welcome as an invaluable addition to academic and public libraries.
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Reclaiming the Last Wild Places. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Dresser, Betsy L.
1988. "Cryobiology, Embryo Transfer, and Artificial Insemination in Ex-Situ
Animal Conservation Programs." In Biodiversity, edited by E. O. Wilson, 296-308.
London: Chapman & Hall. Lugo, Ariel. 1988. "Estimating Reductions in the
Diversity of Tropical Forest Species." In Biodiversity, edited by E. O. Wilson, 58-70
. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. MacArthur, Robert, and E. O. Wilson.
"Primate Diversity and the Tropical Forest." In Biodiversity, edited by E. O. Wilson,
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An Atlas of Planet Management. New York: Doubleday. Nabhan, Gary. 1989.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KeithAkers - LibraryThing
This is a good book even if it is over a decade old. It gives a good overview of what biodiversity is. I liked the analysis of the different ways of defining biodiversity and what the threats are to ... Read full review
Biodiversity: a reference handbookUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Biological diversity, or biodiversity for short, is a hot topic. Early in this decade, only a handful of books on the subject were available; since the mid-1990s, however, as interest in such topics ... Read full review