TITLE

Protecting nature's diversity: Mending strands in the web of life

AUTHOR(S)
Tuxill, John; Bright, Chris
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Futurist;Jun/Jul98, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information pertaining to the differences observed in the extinction patterns of animals, while indicating how the extinction of animal and plant species affects everyone. Importance of biodiversity to the maintenance of crops and livestock; Opinion of Edward O. Wilson, a biologist at Harvard University in Massachusetts; Number of scientifically cataloged animals in the world. INSET: Reptiles and amphibians sound an alarm.
ACCESSION #
666284

 

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