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Edward O. Wilson, Frances M. Peter
National Academies, Jan 1, 1988 - Biodiversity - 521 pages
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This book calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure and the demands of economic development. Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing

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Wilson, a passionate man, piles on the data to try to get people to save what diversity we have left. If he can't convert them, no one will Read full review


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He was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1929. He is currently Pellegrino University Research Professor & Honorary Curator in Entomology of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. He is on the Board of Directors of the Nature Conservancy, Conservation International & the American Museum of Natural History. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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