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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Road to Ruin describes 22 unnecessary road construction projects. Other papers
and books are also available and are listed in FOE's web site. Global Response (
GR) Environmental Action Network P.O. Box 7490 Boulder, CO 80306-7490 ...
Environmental Racism Speaker: Robert Bullard Date: 1992 Bullard describes
how minority communities are frequently targeted for toxic waste dumps and as
sites for toxic industries. Environmental Racism in Hawaii and the Pacific Basin ...
Plundering Paradise: The Struggle for the Environment in the Philippines
Interviewee: Robin Broad Date: 1993 Robin Broad describes the environmental
challenges facing Philippine environmentalists: massive destruction of
mangroves by ...
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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