Current threats to biodiversity, extinction of species, and major changes in human behavior that experts think are needed to conserve existing biodiversity are all addressed. Successful examples of biodiversity conservation provide a hopeful conclusion for the book. Filled with data, anecdotes, and examples, Biodiversity will capture the interest of a variety of readers from students to scientists.
Anne Becher,University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, is an accomplished writer specializing in environmental matters. She is the author of ABC-CLIO's American Environmental Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present.
Reviews "Highly recommended for high school, academic, and public libraries."—Library Journal