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The Resource The living planet in crisis : biodiversity science and policy, [edited by] Joel Cracraft and Francesca T. Grifo

The living planet in crisis : biodiversity science and policy, [edited by] Joel Cracraft and Francesca T. Grifo

Label
The living planet in crisis : biodiversity science and policy
Title
The living planet in crisis
Title remainder
biodiversity science and policy
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Joel Cracraft and Francesca T. Grifo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.95/16
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH75.A1
LC item number
L58 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cracraft, Joel
  • Grifo, Francesca T
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Endangered species
  • Environmental policy
  • Biodiversity
Label
The living planet in crisis : biodiversity science and policy, [edited by] Joel Cracraft and Francesca T. Grifo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on a conference held at the American Museum of Natural History in 1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The magnitude of global biodiversity and its decline / Nigel E. Stork -- Dimensions of biodiversity : targeting megadiverse groups / Norman I. Platnick -- The medium is the message : freshwater biodiversity in peril / Melanie L.J. Stiassny -- Requiem Æternam : the last five hundred years of mammalian species extinctions / Ross D.E. MacPhee and Clare Flemming. Perspective : soil biodiversity -- life in soil / Diana H. Wall ; Perspective : Petruchio's paradox : the oyster or the pearl? / G. Carleton Ray -- Regional and global patterns of biodiversity loss and conservation capacity : predicting future trends and identifying needs / Joel Cracraft -- Biodiversity, agricultural productivity, and people / Joel Burnett -- The implications of biodiversity loss for human health / Francesca T. Grifo and Eric Chivian -- Biodiversity loss and its implications for security and armed conflict / Arthur H. Westing -- The economic consequences of biodiversity loss / Dominic Moran and David Pearce. Perspective : biodiversity in agricultural and forestry systems / David Pimentel -- Saving biodiversity and saving the biosphere / Norman Myers -- The facts of life (on earth) / Thomas E. Lovejoy -- Convention on Biological Diversity : program priorities in the early stage of implementation / Kalemani J. Mulongoy, Susan Bragdon, and Antonella Ingrassia -- Strange bedfellows : why science and policy don't mesh and what can be done about it / Jeffrey A. McNeely -- Seeing the world as it really is : global stability and environmental change / Peter H. Raven and Joel Cracraft. Perspective : scientists' public responsibilities / Strachan Donnelly
Control code
39982153
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxiv, 311 pages
Isbn
9780231108645
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98031465
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The living planet in crisis : biodiversity science and policy, [edited by] Joel Cracraft and Francesca T. Grifo
Publication
Note
Based on a conference held at the American Museum of Natural History in 1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The magnitude of global biodiversity and its decline / Nigel E. Stork -- Dimensions of biodiversity : targeting megadiverse groups / Norman I. Platnick -- The medium is the message : freshwater biodiversity in peril / Melanie L.J. Stiassny -- Requiem Æternam : the last five hundred years of mammalian species extinctions / Ross D.E. MacPhee and Clare Flemming. Perspective : soil biodiversity -- life in soil / Diana H. Wall ; Perspective : Petruchio's paradox : the oyster or the pearl? / G. Carleton Ray -- Regional and global patterns of biodiversity loss and conservation capacity : predicting future trends and identifying needs / Joel Cracraft -- Biodiversity, agricultural productivity, and people / Joel Burnett -- The implications of biodiversity loss for human health / Francesca T. Grifo and Eric Chivian -- Biodiversity loss and its implications for security and armed conflict / Arthur H. Westing -- The economic consequences of biodiversity loss / Dominic Moran and David Pearce. Perspective : biodiversity in agricultural and forestry systems / David Pimentel -- Saving biodiversity and saving the biosphere / Norman Myers -- The facts of life (on earth) / Thomas E. Lovejoy -- Convention on Biological Diversity : program priorities in the early stage of implementation / Kalemani J. Mulongoy, Susan Bragdon, and Antonella Ingrassia -- Strange bedfellows : why science and policy don't mesh and what can be done about it / Jeffrey A. McNeely -- Seeing the world as it really is : global stability and environmental change / Peter H. Raven and Joel Cracraft. Perspective : scientists' public responsibilities / Strachan Donnelly
Control code
39982153
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxiv, 311 pages
Isbn
9780231108645
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98031465
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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