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Biodiversity: Papers from the 1st National Forum on Biodiversity, September 1986, Washington, D.C.

Edited by E. O. Wilson

Paperback: 538 pages
Publisher: National Academy Press (January 1, 1988)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds
Condition: Like new (minor shelf wear)

Price: $19.99 $8.50

Synopsis

This important book for scientists and non-scientists 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.