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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Survival International 11-15 Emerald Street London WC1N 3QL England 0171-
242-1441 Fax: 0171-242-1771 Web site: http://www.survival.org.uk/ Founded in
1969, Survival International works with indigenous peoples' organizations all
Survival in Nature Date: 1990 Length: Series of 5 programs, 26 minutes each
Price: $275 each or $1,195 for the series (purchase); $50 each or $160 for the
series (rental) Source: New Dimension Media Each of the videos in this series ...
Still Life for Woodpecker (videotape, film), 233 Storks, European, 28 Stream
conservation, 146 STV: Biodiversity (videodisc), 214 Subsistence agriculture, 32,
72, 82, 87,148 Suriname, 41, 136 Survival in Nature (videotape), 217 Survival ...
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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