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Biodiversity and Conservation

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Biodiversity and Conservation
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Publisher: University of California, Irvine

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The origin, nature and value of biological diversity, the threats to its continued existence, and approaches to preserving what is left. Comprehensive, 16 chapter, college level textbook with a strong emphasis on practices that endanger species.

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