Topics in Conservation Biology
by Tony Povilitis
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 110
Conservation biology is called a 'crisis discipline'. In a world undergoing rapid change, this science informs us about research, technologies, management practices, and policies that can help protect the earth's naturally-occurring biological diversity.
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