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Biodiversity under threat

Author: R E Hester; Roy M Harrison; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007.
Series: Issues in environmental science and technology, v. 25.
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Biodiversity under threat.
Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007
(OCoLC)768264577
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R E Hester; Roy M Harrison; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9780854042517 0854042512
OCLC Number: 132305676
Description: xviii, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Impacts of agricultural change on farmland biodiversity in the UK --
The extent and future of global insect diversity --
Biological invasions in Europe : drivers, pressures, states, impacts and responses --
The deep sea : if we do not understand the biodiversity, can we assess the threat? --
Threatened habitats : marginal vegetation in upland areas --
Trends in biodiversity in Europe and the impact of land-use change --
Tropical moist forests --
The implementation of international biodiversity initiatives : constraints and successes --
Biodiversity assessment and change, the challenge of appropriate methods --
Drivers and pressures on biodiversity in analytical frameworks.
Series Title: Issues in environmental science and technology, v. 25.
Responsibility: editors, R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison.

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