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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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