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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louise I Gerdes
|ISBN:||9780737746778 0737746777 9780737746785 0737746785|
|Description:||117 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The biodiversity controversy : an overview / Tom Arrandale --
Biodiversity helps humans appreciate the gifts of life / Frank Carpenter --
Biodiversity is important to human welfare / International Union for Conservation of Nature --
Mass species extinction poses a serious threat / Jerry Coyne and Hopi E. Hoekstra --
Mass species extinction is exaggerated / Peter Foster --
Biodiversity loss in the world's oceans threatens human well-being / Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea --
Exaggerated claims of biodiversity loss lead to poor solutions / Bjørn Lomborg --
Global warming threatens biodiversity / David A. Fahrenthold --
Global warming does not threaten biodiversity / Daniel B. Botkin --
Bioprospecting poses a threat to biodiversity and indigenous populations / Vandana Shiva --
A middle ground should be sought in bioprospecting / David A. Dickson --
A focus on at-risk biodiverse regions will reduce biodiversity loss / Yasemin Erboy --
Religious leaders should be concerned about biodiversity / Edward O. Wilson.
|Series Title:||At issue., Environment.|
|Responsibility:||Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.|
Books in this series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth perspectives from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including eyewitness accounts, scientific journals, government officials and others.
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