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Author National Forum on BioDiversity (1986 : Washington, D.C.)

Title Biodiversity / E.O. Wilson, editor, Frances M. Peter, associate editor.

Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1988.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  333.72 NATI    AVAILABLE
 UniM Cres  333.72 NATI    AVAILABLE
 UniM Cres SpC  AL 333.72 NATI    ASK AT DESK
Physical description xiii, 521 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm
Notes "The source of the book is the National Forum on BioDiversity, held in Washington, D.C., on September 21-24, 1986, under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences and Smithsonian Institution"--P. v.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index.
Summary 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 the problem and searching for possible solutions.
Other author Wilson, Edward O.
Peter, Frances M.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution.
Subject Biodiversity conservation -- Congresses.
Biodiversity -- Congresses.
ISBN 0309037395 (paperback)