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Biodiversity

Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: At issue., Environment.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Juvenile audience : English
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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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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 9780737746778 0737746777 9780737746785 0737746785
OCLC Number: 443095027
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.

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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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