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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... in the United States are the New York Botanical Garden and the Center for
Plant Conservation at the Missouri Botanical Garden (see Organizations). The ex
-situ approach is seen by most conservation biologists as a last resort. Its
New York Times. 12 November: B6. Baird, R. E. 1997. "Suspects Emerge in Bees'
Demise." Colorado Daily. 22 April: 4, 7. Blake, Beatrice, and Anne Becher. 1997.
The New Key to Costa Rica. Berkeley, CA: Ulysses Press. Bonner, Raymond.
... Yellowstone; the Wadden Sea between the Netherlands, Germany, and
Denmark; the Serengeti; the Great Barrier Reef; the Mediterranean Sea; the
CAMPFIRE project in Zimbabwe; the United Kingdom's North York Moors
National Park; ...
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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