TITLE

The crowded brink of extinction

PUB. DATE
May 1990
SOURCE
Futurist;May/Jun90, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents highlights of a report on the increasing number of animal and plant species threatened by extinction. Scientific options that must be pursued to conserve valuable wildlife.
ACCESSION #
9006111026

 

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