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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Ex-situ Conservation Approaches, 198 Restoration of Ecosystems, 199
Grassroots Actions in Response to the Biodiversity Crisis, 201 Nonprint
Resources, 205 Databases, 205 Computer Networks and Internet Resources,
208 CD-ROMs, 209 ...
Restoration of Damaged Ecosystems When human civilization has all but
eradicated a native ecosystem, ecological restoration may be the last resort. The
tallgrass savanna restoration project in the environs of Chicago has brought back
Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) 1207 Seminole Highway Madison, WI
53711 (608) 262-9547 Fax: (608) 265-8557 E-mail: ... unites professional ecolo-
gists and restorationists with committed lay practitioners of ecosystem restoration.
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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