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Biodiversity II

understanding and protecting our biological resources

by Marjorie L. Reaka-Kudla

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Published by Joseph Henry Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological diversity conservation,
  • Biological diversity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesBiodiversity 2, Biodiversity two
    StatementMarjorie L. Reaka-Kudla, Don E. Wilson, and Edward O. Wilson, editors.
    ContributionsReaka-Kudla, Marjorie L., Wilson, Don E., Wilson, Edward O.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .B5228 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 551 p. :
    Number of Pages551
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL992390M
    ISBN 100309052270
    LC Control Number96030851

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