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Biodiversity [electronic resource] /
E.O. Wilson, editor ; Frances M. Peter, associate editor.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1988.
description
1 online resource (1 PDF file (xiii, 521 pages)) : illustrations
ISBN
030956736X, 9780309567367
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1988.
isbn
030956736X
9780309567367
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Title from PDF title page.
abstract
This important book for scientists and nonscientists alike 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. Based on a major conference sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution, Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions.
catalogue key
11748070
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This important book for scientists and nonscientists alike 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. Based on a major conference sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution, Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions.
Description for Bookstore
This important book for scientists and nonscientists alike 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. Based on a major conference sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution, Biodiversitycreates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions.

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