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Biodiversity and conservation

by Mike J. Jeffries

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences,
  • Biodiversity,
  • Animals,
  • NATURE,
  • SCIENCE,
  • Wildlife,
  • Conservation of Natural Resources,
  • Biological diversity,
  • Biological Diversity,
  • Biodiversity conservation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael J. Jeffries
    SeriesRoutledge introductions to environment series, Routledge introductions to environment series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.15.B56 J44 2006eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xii, 236 p.)
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27021208M
    ISBN 10020348228X
    ISBN 109780203482285
    OCLC/WorldCa70887350

    Biodiversity: The Dynamic Balance of the Planet by Oscar Grillo (ed.) - InTech This book contains overviews and original studies focused on ecological and ecosystem functioning studies, hazards and conservation management, assessment of environmental variables affecting species diversity, also considering species richness. Following are the important strategies for biodiversity conservation: All the varieties of food, timber plants, livestock, microbes and agricultural animals should be conserved. All the economically important organisms should be identified and conserved. Unique ecosystems should be preserved first.

    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. Used as a textbook for an upper-division course in biological conservation, this hypertext book addresses the problem of preserving biological diversity. The history of life on earth is discussed, as well as the reasons for depletion and extinction of animals and plants, why we should be concerned about these losses, and approaches to.

    for Biodiversity and Conservation was elevated to a branch. Its mandate was expanded to include dealing with the country’s rapid progress in creating new protected regions like Transfrontier Conservation Areas, Biosphere Reserves, World Heritage Sites, National Parks and Bioregional plans to address gaps in the system. Get this from a library! Biodiversity and conservation: a hypertext book. [Peter J Bryant] -- "The origin, nature and value of biological diversity, the threats to its continued existence, and approaches to preserving what is left."--Title screen.


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