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Biodiversity by Edward O. Wilson, Frances M. Peter

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Biodiversity
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Publisher: National Academies
ISBN/ASIN: 0309037395
ISBN-13: 9780309037396
Number of pages: 521

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This book calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure and the demands of economic development. Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions.

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