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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1973 The U.S. Congress enacts the Endangered Species Act, which follows two
previous, weaker versions in the 1960s. The Endangered Species Act lists
endangered or threatened species. The first category includes those species in
Encyclopedia of U.S. Endangered Species Date: 1995 Price: $50 Source: SVE &
Churchill Media, The Video Project This ... endangered species of plants and
animals that are legally protected by the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
... 1992), 33, 65, 120 Earth's Endangered Environments: NGS Picture Show (CD-
ROM), 209 EarthSave International, 48, ... 60, 191-192 See also Seed
preservation Endangered Species (videotape), 229 Endangered Species Act (
1973), 59, ...
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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