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By Edward O. Wilson, Frances M. Peter

This crucial ebook for scientists and nonscientists alike calls cognizance to a so much pressing international challenge: the swiftly accelerating lack of plant and animal species to expanding human inhabitants strain and the calls for of financial improvement. in response to a huge convention subsidized by way of the nationwide Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian establishment, "Biodiversity" creates a scientific framework for examining the matter and looking for attainable strategies.

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A comparison of recent estimates of disturbance in tropical forests. Environ. Conserv. 12(1):37–40. Myers. 1986. A Comparison of Tropical Forest Surveys. S. C. Prance. 1981. Distribution patterns and conservation of eastern Brazilian coastal forest tree species. Brittonia 33(2):233–245. Myers, N. 1980. Conservation of Tropical Moist Forests. A report prepared for the Committee on Research Priorities in Tropical Biology of the National Research Council. C. 205 pp. Myers, N. 1984. The Primary Source: Tropical Forests and Our Future.

1985. The greenhouse effect and nature reserves. BioScience 35 (11):707–717. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. About this PDF file: This new digital representation of the original work has been recomposed from XML files created from the original paper book, not from the original typesetting files. Page breaks are true to the original; line lengths, word breaks, heading styles, and other typesetting-specific formatting, however, cannot be retained, and some typographic errors may have been accidentally inserted.

A Comparison of Tropical Forest Surveys. S. C. Prance. 1981. Distribution patterns and conservation of eastern Brazilian coastal forest tree species. Brittonia 33(2):233–245. Myers, N. 1980. Conservation of Tropical Moist Forests. A report prepared for the Committee on Research Priorities in Tropical Biology of the National Research Council. C. 205 pp. Myers, N. 1984. The Primary Source: Tropical Forests and Our Future. W. Norton, New York. 399 pp. Myers, N. 1986. Tackling Mass Extinction of Species: A Great Creative Challenge.

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