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By Edward O. Wilson, Frances M. Peter

This crucial publication for scientists and nonscientists alike calls realization to a so much pressing worldwide challenge: the speedily accelerating lack of plant and animal species to expanding human inhabitants strain and the calls for of financial improvement. according to a big convention subsidized via the nationwide Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian establishment, "Biodiversity" creates a scientific framework for studying the matter and looking out for attainable options.

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Am. Sci. 62:282–292. Darling. 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.

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