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The Resource The biodiversity crisis : losing what counts, Michael J. Novacek, editor

The biodiversity crisis : losing what counts, Michael J. Novacek, editor

Label
The biodiversity crisis : losing what counts
Title
The biodiversity crisis
Title remainder
losing what counts
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Novacek, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the potential mass extinction currently threatening Earth's natural world, as human activity endangers many species' natural habitats and menaces the rich variety and interdependence of all living things on the planet
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
223746
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.9516
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH541.15.B56
LC item number
B573 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Novacek, Michael J
  • American Museum of Natural History
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Extinction (Biology)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
losing what counts
Label
The biodiversity crisis : losing what counts, Michael J. Novacek, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An American Museum of Natural History book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Biodiversity: wildlife in trouble / Edward O. Wilson -- Profile: Abebe Getahun -- What's this biodiversity and what's it done for us today? / Norman Myers -- Case study: the Audubon guide to seafood -- Deforestation in the tropics / Robert C. Repetto -- Biodiversity and human health / Francesca T. Grifo -- Profile: Kevin Browngoehl -- Biodiversity: what it is and why we need it / Paul R. Ehrlich, Simon A. Levin -- Hot spots / David Ehrenfeld -- Case study: the Green Guerillas, New York City -- What have we lost, what are we losing? / Peter H. Raven -- Profile: Amy Vedder -- Chemical prospecting: the new natural history / Thomas Eisner -- Profile: Dolores R. Santoliquido -- Evolution, extinction, and humanity's place in nature / Niles Eldredge -- Case study: St. Lucia parrot recovery -- Profile: Clare Flemming -- The 40,000-year plague: humans, hyperdisease, and first-contact extinctions / Ross D.E. MacPhee, Preston A. Marx -- Prehistoric extinctions and ecological changes on Oceanic Islands / Helen F. James -- Case study: brown-eyed, milk-giving... and extinct: losing mammals since A.D. 1500 -- Global warming, loss of habitat, and pollution: introduction to "Thompson's ice corps," "nest gains, nest losses," and "hormonal sabotage" / Kefyn M. Catley -- Thompson's ice corps / Mark Bowen -- Nest gains, nest losses / Scott K. Robinson -- Case study: Lake Victoria -- Hormonal sabotage / Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, John Peterson Myers -- Case study: reefs in crisis -- The new geologic force: man / Fairfield Osborn -- Profile: Jane Goodall -- Case study: Humpback Whale Conservation Genetics Project, Madagascar -- Conservation biology and wildlife management in America: a historical perspective / Curt Meine -- Profile: Jaime A. Pinkham --
  • Managing the biosphere: the essential role of systematic biology / Joel Cracraft -- Case study: Wilderness Preservation Act, U.S.A. -- How to grow a wildland: the gardenification of nature / Daniel H. Janzen -- Case study: the Belize Ethnobotany Reserve project -- Profile: Penelope Bodry-Sanders -- The economic value of earth's resources / Graciela Chichilnisky -- Profile: Michael Balick -- Case study: Jaguars -- Strategies and solutions: mapping the biodiversity / Prashant M. Hedao -- Community-based approaches for combining conservation and development / Nick Salafsky -- Case study: restoration of the Elwha River by dam removal, Washington -- No free lunch in the rain forest / Charles M. Peters
Control code
16821566
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781565845701
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99054732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm42692250
Label
The biodiversity crisis : losing what counts, Michael J. Novacek, editor
Publication
Note
"An American Museum of Natural History book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Biodiversity: wildlife in trouble / Edward O. Wilson -- Profile: Abebe Getahun -- What's this biodiversity and what's it done for us today? / Norman Myers -- Case study: the Audubon guide to seafood -- Deforestation in the tropics / Robert C. Repetto -- Biodiversity and human health / Francesca T. Grifo -- Profile: Kevin Browngoehl -- Biodiversity: what it is and why we need it / Paul R. Ehrlich, Simon A. Levin -- Hot spots / David Ehrenfeld -- Case study: the Green Guerillas, New York City -- What have we lost, what are we losing? / Peter H. Raven -- Profile: Amy Vedder -- Chemical prospecting: the new natural history / Thomas Eisner -- Profile: Dolores R. Santoliquido -- Evolution, extinction, and humanity's place in nature / Niles Eldredge -- Case study: St. Lucia parrot recovery -- Profile: Clare Flemming -- The 40,000-year plague: humans, hyperdisease, and first-contact extinctions / Ross D.E. MacPhee, Preston A. Marx -- Prehistoric extinctions and ecological changes on Oceanic Islands / Helen F. James -- Case study: brown-eyed, milk-giving... and extinct: losing mammals since A.D. 1500 -- Global warming, loss of habitat, and pollution: introduction to "Thompson's ice corps," "nest gains, nest losses," and "hormonal sabotage" / Kefyn M. Catley -- Thompson's ice corps / Mark Bowen -- Nest gains, nest losses / Scott K. Robinson -- Case study: Lake Victoria -- Hormonal sabotage / Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, John Peterson Myers -- Case study: reefs in crisis -- The new geologic force: man / Fairfield Osborn -- Profile: Jane Goodall -- Case study: Humpback Whale Conservation Genetics Project, Madagascar -- Conservation biology and wildlife management in America: a historical perspective / Curt Meine -- Profile: Jaime A. Pinkham --
  • Managing the biosphere: the essential role of systematic biology / Joel Cracraft -- Case study: Wilderness Preservation Act, U.S.A. -- How to grow a wildland: the gardenification of nature / Daniel H. Janzen -- Case study: the Belize Ethnobotany Reserve project -- Profile: Penelope Bodry-Sanders -- The economic value of earth's resources / Graciela Chichilnisky -- Profile: Michael Balick -- Case study: Jaguars -- Strategies and solutions: mapping the biodiversity / Prashant M. Hedao -- Community-based approaches for combining conservation and development / Nick Salafsky -- Case study: restoration of the Elwha River by dam removal, Washington -- No free lunch in the rain forest / Charles M. Peters
Control code
16821566
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781565845701
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99054732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm42692250

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