Plant triage: Which imperiled species should be saved?

Spotts, Peter N.
April 1998
Christian Science Monitor;4/15/98, Vol. 90 Issue 97, p12
Remarks on plant conservation efforts in the late 1990s. The 1998 report from the World Conservation Union (ICUN) that claims that over 12 percent of the plant species in the world are endangered; Where plant species are the most endangered; Efforts to turn the ICUN's Red List of threatened plants into action; Why saving a species at a time is not feasible; Efforts to promote habitat preservation; The cost of plant conservation.


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