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RECORD NUMBER: 34 OF 342
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Biodiversity : a reference handbook /|
|ISBN||0585058172; 9780585058177; 0874369231; 9780874369236|
|Subjects||Biodiversity. ; Biological diversity|
|Collation||xv, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Biodiversity: an overview -- Definition of biodiversity -- The importance of biodiversity -- Threats to biodiversity -- Chronology -- Biographical sketches -- Facts and statistics -- Directory of organizations -- Print and nonprint resources. "This timely volume explores the multiple issues surrounding biological diversity. In addition to an overview of the major issues in biodiversity, this book features a chronology and biographical sketches of important individuals in the field. Readers also will find related statistics, documents, and illustrations, as well as a directory of organizations that includes web site addresses. A glossary and detailed listing of print and electronic sources complete an informative volume that students, librarians, policy makers, environmentalists, and others will welcome as an invaluable addition to academic and public libraries."--Jacket.