Biodiversity (Papers from the 1st National Forum on by Edward O. Wilson, Frances M. Peter

By Edward O. Wilson, Frances M. Peter

This crucial publication for scientists and nonscientists alike calls consciousness to a such a lot pressing international challenge: the speedily accelerating lack of plant and animal species to expanding human inhabitants strain and the calls for of financial improvement. in keeping with a big convention backed by means of the nationwide Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian establishment, "Biodiversity" creates a scientific framework for interpreting the matter and looking out for attainable recommendations.

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Human appropriation of the products of photosynthesis. BioScience 36(6):368–373. 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.

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