By Christian Lévêque, Jean-Claude Mounolou
The identify presents an summary of the present wisdom concerning the variety of the residing global and a number of the difficulties linked to its conservation and sustainable use. masking either the basics of the topic, in addition to the most recent examine, Biodiversity offers key conservation matters inside a framework of world case stories.
Starting with a precis of the idea that of biodiversity, the textual content then explores such matters as species richness, ecological structures, the implications of human actions, range and human well-being, genetic assets, biotechnology and conservation.
- Comprehensive creation to key matters surrounding the examine of biodiversity.
- Extensive bibliography and references to various proper websites.
- Introduces present examine within the box inside of a framework of precious case studies.
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