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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Publications: An annual reference book, World Resources, gives information on
every country's resources. WRI's web site has links to many of the Institute's
articles on biodiversity. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) 1250 24th Street NW
Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation. San
Francisco, CA: North Point ... and Michael A. O'Connell. Reconciling Conflicts
under the Endangered Species Act. Washington, DC: World Wildlife Fund, 1991.
Wildlife refuges, 54, 55, 56, 147, 148, 162, 166 Wildlife trade, 42^3, 54, 60, 83,
191-192 Wildlife Worldwide ... 59 World Resources Institute (WRI), 164-165
World Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), 38, 43 World Wildlife Fund (WWF
), 37, ...
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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