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What Is the Impact of Declining Biodiversity?, 1st Edition

  • Stuart A. Kallen
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  • ISBN-10: 168282862X
  • ISBN-13: 9781682828625
  • DDC: 333.95
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released November 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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Overview

The survival of humanity directly depends on biodiversity; the wide variety of species that are vital for global food production, clean water, and carbon sequestration. But 1 million species are at risk of extinction. This book looks at the threats, why biodiversity matters, and what people are doing to stop the decline.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The War on Nature.
2: What Is Biodiversity?.
3: Hostile Invaders.
4: Forests Fall, Diversity Shrinks.
5: Threats to Ocean Ecosystems.
6: Addressing Problems, Reducing Threats.
Source Notes.
Make a Difference.
Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.