The Resource Biodiversity, E.O. Wilson, editor, Frances M. Peter, associate editor

Biodiversity, E.O. Wilson, editor, Frances M. Peter, associate editor

Label
Biodiversity
Title
Biodiversity
Statement of responsibility
E.O. Wilson, editor, Frances M. Peter, associate editor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Credits note
Based on the National Forum on BioDiversity, held in Washington, D.C., on September 21-24, 1986, under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences and Smithsonian Institution
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH75.A1
LC item number
N32 1986
Literary form
non fiction
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/meetingDate
1986
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/meetingName
National Forum on BioDiversity
NAL call number
QH75.A1N32
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Wilson, Edward O
  • Peter, Frances M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversité
  • Biodiversité
  • Equilibre écologique
  • Protection des espèces naturelles
  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Biodiversiteit
  • Natuurbehoud
  • Biologie
  • Biodiversität
  • Kongress
  • Biodiversité - Congrès
  • Biodiversité - Conservation - Congrès
  • Biodiversität
  • Biologie
Label
Biodiversity, E.O. Wilson, editor, Frances M. Peter, associate editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The source of the book is the National Forum on BioDiversity, held in Washington, D.C., on September 21-24, 1986, under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences and Smithsonian Institution."--P. v
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies 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 current state of biological diversity / E.O. Wilson -- The loss of diversity : causes and consequences / Paul R. Ehrlich -- Tropical forests and their species : going, going-? / Norman Myers -- Ecological diversity in coastal zones and oceans / G. Carleton Ray -- Diversity crises in the geological past / David M. Raup -- Estimating reductions in the diversity of tropical forest species / Ariel E. Lugo -- Challenges to biological diversity in urban areas / Dennis D. Murphy -- Deep ecology meets the developing world / James D. Nations -- Screening plants for new medicines / Norman R. Farnsworth -- Serendipity in the exploration of biodiversity : what good are weedy tomatoes? / Hugh H. Iltis -- The outlook tor new agricultural and industrial products from the tropics / Mark J. Plotkin -- Our diminishing tropical forests / Peter H. Raven -- The tropical forest canopy : the heart of biotic diversity / Terry L. Erwin -- Tropical dry forests : the most endangered major tropical ecosystem / Daniel H. Janzen -- Deforestation and Indians in Brazilian Amazonia / Kenneth I. Taylor -- Primate diversity and the tropical forest : case studies from Brazil and Madagascar and the importance of the megadiversity countries / Russell A. Mittermeier -- Lessons from Mediterranean-climate regions / Harold A. Mooney -- Structural and functional diversity in temperate forests / Jerry F. Franklin -- Diversity in and among grasslands / Paul G. Risser -- Diversity and biological invasions of oceanic islands / Peter M. Vitousek -- Economics and the preservation of biodiversity / W. Michael Hanemann -- Commodity, amenity, and morality : the limits of quantification in valuing biodiversity / Bryan Norton -- The rise of the global exchange economy and the loss of biological diversity / Richard B. Norgaard -- Why put a value on biodiversity? / David Ehrenfeld -- What mainstream economists have to say about the value of biodiversity / Alan Randall -- Monitoring biological diversity for setting priorities in conservation / F. William Burley -- Information management for the conservation of biodiversity / Robert E. Jenkins Jr. -- Identifying and protecting the origins of our food plants / J. Trevor Williams -- Conserving and monitoring biotic diversity : some African examples / Brian J. Huntley -- Can technology aid species preservation? / William Conway -- Conservation of biological diversity in botanical gardens / Peter S. Ashton -- Using science and technology to reestablish species lost in nature / Tom J. Cade -- Intensive technology in the care of ex situ populations of vanishing species / Ulysses S. Seal -- Cryobiology, embryo transfer, and artificial insemination in ex situ animal conservation programs / Betsy L. Dresser -- Ecological restoration : reflections on a half-century of experience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum / William R. Jordan III -- Restoring diversity in salt marshes : can we do it? / Joy B. Zedler -- Restoration of degraded lands in the Amazon Basin / Christopher Uhl -- Increasing diversity by restoring damaged ecosystems / John Cairns Jr. -- Restoring diversity : the search for a social and economic context / John Todd -- Are there alternatives to destruction? / Michael H. Robinson -- Agroecology and in situ conservation of native crop diversity in the Third World / Miguel A. Altieri and Laura C. Merrick -- Alternatives to destruction : research in Panama / Gilberto Ocana [and others] -- Biological engineering for sustainable biomass production / Sinyan Shen -- Preserving biological diversity in the tropical forests of the Asian region / John Spears -- The Tropical Forestry Action Plan : recent progress and new initiatives / F. William Burley -- International development and the protection of biological diversity / Nyle C. Brady -- Diverse considerations / Thomas E. Lovejoy -- The conservation of biodiversity in Latin America : a perspective / Mario A. Ramos -- A major new opportunity to finance the preservation of biodiversity / Robert J.A. Goodland -- And today we're going to talk about biodiversity- that's right, biodiversity / Lester R. Brown -- The effect of global climatic change on natural communities / Robert L. Peters II -- Mind in the biosphere; mind of the biosphere / Michael E. Soulé -- A mammal gallery : five word pictures and three poems / Michael McClure -- Cold water spirit / Larry Littlebird -- A Christian view of biodiversity / John B. Cobb Jr. -- The earth as a living organism / James E. Lovelock -- Epilogue / David Challinor
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 521 pages
Isbn
9780309037839
Lccn
87032439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)17227234
Label
Biodiversity, E.O. Wilson, editor, Frances M. Peter, associate editor
Publication
Note
"The source of the book is the National Forum on BioDiversity, held in Washington, D.C., on September 21-24, 1986, under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences and Smithsonian Institution."--P. v
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies 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 current state of biological diversity / E.O. Wilson -- The loss of diversity : causes and consequences / Paul R. Ehrlich -- Tropical forests and their species : going, going-? / Norman Myers -- Ecological diversity in coastal zones and oceans / G. Carleton Ray -- Diversity crises in the geological past / David M. Raup -- Estimating reductions in the diversity of tropical forest species / Ariel E. Lugo -- Challenges to biological diversity in urban areas / Dennis D. Murphy -- Deep ecology meets the developing world / James D. Nations -- Screening plants for new medicines / Norman R. Farnsworth -- Serendipity in the exploration of biodiversity : what good are weedy tomatoes? / Hugh H. Iltis -- The outlook tor new agricultural and industrial products from the tropics / Mark J. Plotkin -- Our diminishing tropical forests / Peter H. Raven -- The tropical forest canopy : the heart of biotic diversity / Terry L. Erwin -- Tropical dry forests : the most endangered major tropical ecosystem / Daniel H. Janzen -- Deforestation and Indians in Brazilian Amazonia / Kenneth I. Taylor -- Primate diversity and the tropical forest : case studies from Brazil and Madagascar and the importance of the megadiversity countries / Russell A. Mittermeier -- Lessons from Mediterranean-climate regions / Harold A. Mooney -- Structural and functional diversity in temperate forests / Jerry F. Franklin -- Diversity in and among grasslands / Paul G. Risser -- Diversity and biological invasions of oceanic islands / Peter M. Vitousek -- Economics and the preservation of biodiversity / W. Michael Hanemann -- Commodity, amenity, and morality : the limits of quantification in valuing biodiversity / Bryan Norton -- The rise of the global exchange economy and the loss of biological diversity / Richard B. Norgaard -- Why put a value on biodiversity? / David Ehrenfeld -- What mainstream economists have to say about the value of biodiversity / Alan Randall -- Monitoring biological diversity for setting priorities in conservation / F. William Burley -- Information management for the conservation of biodiversity / Robert E. Jenkins Jr. -- Identifying and protecting the origins of our food plants / J. Trevor Williams -- Conserving and monitoring biotic diversity : some African examples / Brian J. Huntley -- Can technology aid species preservation? / William Conway -- Conservation of biological diversity in botanical gardens / Peter S. Ashton -- Using science and technology to reestablish species lost in nature / Tom J. Cade -- Intensive technology in the care of ex situ populations of vanishing species / Ulysses S. Seal -- Cryobiology, embryo transfer, and artificial insemination in ex situ animal conservation programs / Betsy L. Dresser -- Ecological restoration : reflections on a half-century of experience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum / William R. Jordan III -- Restoring diversity in salt marshes : can we do it? / Joy B. Zedler -- Restoration of degraded lands in the Amazon Basin / Christopher Uhl -- Increasing diversity by restoring damaged ecosystems / John Cairns Jr. -- Restoring diversity : the search for a social and economic context / John Todd -- Are there alternatives to destruction? / Michael H. Robinson -- Agroecology and in situ conservation of native crop diversity in the Third World / Miguel A. Altieri and Laura C. Merrick -- Alternatives to destruction : research in Panama / Gilberto Ocana [and others] -- Biological engineering for sustainable biomass production / Sinyan Shen -- Preserving biological diversity in the tropical forests of the Asian region / John Spears -- The Tropical Forestry Action Plan : recent progress and new initiatives / F. William Burley -- International development and the protection of biological diversity / Nyle C. Brady -- Diverse considerations / Thomas E. Lovejoy -- The conservation of biodiversity in Latin America : a perspective / Mario A. Ramos -- A major new opportunity to finance the preservation of biodiversity / Robert J.A. Goodland -- And today we're going to talk about biodiversity- that's right, biodiversity / Lester R. Brown -- The effect of global climatic change on natural communities / Robert L. Peters II -- Mind in the biosphere; mind of the biosphere / Michael E. Soulé -- A mammal gallery : five word pictures and three poems / Michael McClure -- Cold water spirit / Larry Littlebird -- A Christian view of biodiversity / John B. Cobb Jr. -- The earth as a living organism / James E. Lovelock -- Epilogue / David Challinor
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 521 pages
Isbn
9780309037839
Lccn
87032439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)17227234

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