The Resource Biodiversity, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Biodiversity, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Label
Biodiversity
Title
Biodiversity
Statement of responsibility
Debra A. Miller, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Authors provide various perspectives on the nature and extent of the problem of biodiversity loss, its causes, and possible solutions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.95
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.15.B56
LC item number
B557 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Miller, Debra A
Series statement
Current controversies
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  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Biodiversity, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-189) 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
  • Ch. 1 : Is biodiversity loss a serious problem? Biodiversity: an overview / Environmental Literacy Council -- Yes, biodiversity loss is a serious problem : The earth is on the verge of a global biodiversity catastrophy / Steve Connor -- Biodiversity is essential to every aspect of human life / U.S. Agency for International Development -- Biodiversity is important to medicine, bioengineering, and health care / Julie Majeres -- Marine biodiversity just as important as land diversity / The Economist -- No, biodiversity loss is not a serious problem -- Scientific study of biodiversity decline is still in the early stages / Shahid Naeem -- Dire predictions of a biodiversity crisis may be overstated / Rhett A. Butler -- Biodiversity may rise and decline as part of a natural earth cycle / Space Daily -- Ch. 2 : What plant and animal species are going extinct? Without action, many plant and animal species will likely be extinct in fifty years / Philip Seaton -- All wild fisheries may be extinct by 2050 / Environment News Service -- 200-year-old tropical rainforests are disappearing at a rate never seen before / Geographical -- Acid oceans may kill off the the world's coral reefs / Juliet Eilperin -- America's wild bird populations are declining / National Audubon Society -- The risk of species extinction is increasing due to global warming / John Roach
  • Ch. 3 : Are food production activities harming the earth's biodiversity? Yes, food production activities are harming the earth's biodiversity : Industrial agriculture is one of the main threats to biodiversity / Miguel A. Altieri -- Biotechnology is a threat to biodiversity / David Kennell -- Overfishing is the biggest threat to marine biodiversity / United Nations Environment Programme -- No, food production activities are not harming the earth's biodiversity : High-yield, industrial agriculture protects biodiversity / Center for Global Food Issues -- Biotechnology is not a threat to biodiversity / Michael Howie -- Commercial fishing is not significantly affecting the oceans' biodiversity / Jerry Fraser -- Ch. 4 : How can the earth's biodiversity be preserved? Conservation efforts should target biodiversity "hotspots" / Peter A. Seligmann -- Green development offers a way to save biodiversity / Noel Castree -- The convention on biological diversity is helping to preserve biodiversity / Secretariat of the convention on Biological Diversity -- The rainforests can be saved with sustainable logging and agriculture / The Economist -- Following natural design principles can protect biodiversity / William McDonough -- Smarter management of the oceans would allow sea life to rebound / Ben Carmichael -- Reducing the human population while expanding conservation practices provides the best chances for reversing biodiversity loss / Tatiana Siegel -- Stabilizing the human population by empowering women can help protect biodiversity / Mia MacDonald and Danielle Nierenberg
Extent
1 online resource (196 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768322583
Label
Biodiversity, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-189) 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
  • Ch. 1 : Is biodiversity loss a serious problem? Biodiversity: an overview / Environmental Literacy Council -- Yes, biodiversity loss is a serious problem : The earth is on the verge of a global biodiversity catastrophy / Steve Connor -- Biodiversity is essential to every aspect of human life / U.S. Agency for International Development -- Biodiversity is important to medicine, bioengineering, and health care / Julie Majeres -- Marine biodiversity just as important as land diversity / The Economist -- No, biodiversity loss is not a serious problem -- Scientific study of biodiversity decline is still in the early stages / Shahid Naeem -- Dire predictions of a biodiversity crisis may be overstated / Rhett A. Butler -- Biodiversity may rise and decline as part of a natural earth cycle / Space Daily -- Ch. 2 : What plant and animal species are going extinct? Without action, many plant and animal species will likely be extinct in fifty years / Philip Seaton -- All wild fisheries may be extinct by 2050 / Environment News Service -- 200-year-old tropical rainforests are disappearing at a rate never seen before / Geographical -- Acid oceans may kill off the the world's coral reefs / Juliet Eilperin -- America's wild bird populations are declining / National Audubon Society -- The risk of species extinction is increasing due to global warming / John Roach
  • Ch. 3 : Are food production activities harming the earth's biodiversity? Yes, food production activities are harming the earth's biodiversity : Industrial agriculture is one of the main threats to biodiversity / Miguel A. Altieri -- Biotechnology is a threat to biodiversity / David Kennell -- Overfishing is the biggest threat to marine biodiversity / United Nations Environment Programme -- No, food production activities are not harming the earth's biodiversity : High-yield, industrial agriculture protects biodiversity / Center for Global Food Issues -- Biotechnology is not a threat to biodiversity / Michael Howie -- Commercial fishing is not significantly affecting the oceans' biodiversity / Jerry Fraser -- Ch. 4 : How can the earth's biodiversity be preserved? Conservation efforts should target biodiversity "hotspots" / Peter A. Seligmann -- Green development offers a way to save biodiversity / Noel Castree -- The convention on biological diversity is helping to preserve biodiversity / Secretariat of the convention on Biological Diversity -- The rainforests can be saved with sustainable logging and agriculture / The Economist -- Following natural design principles can protect biodiversity / William McDonough -- Smarter management of the oceans would allow sea life to rebound / Ben Carmichael -- Reducing the human population while expanding conservation practices provides the best chances for reversing biodiversity loss / Tatiana Siegel -- Stabilizing the human population by empowering women can help protect biodiversity / Mia MacDonald and Danielle Nierenberg
Extent
1 online resource (196 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768322583

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