Biodiversity under threat / editors, R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison. - Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007. - xviii, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. - Issues in environmental science and technology ; v. 25 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Impacts of agricultural change on farmland biodiversity in the UK --
The extent and future of global insect diversity --
Biological invasions in Europe : drivers, pressures, states, impacts and responses --
The deep sea : if we do not understand the biodiversity, can we assess the threat? --
Threatened habitats : marginal vegetation in upland areas --
Trends in biodiversity in Europe and the impact of land-use change --
Tropical moist forests --
The implementation of international biodiversity initiatives : constraints and successes --
Biodiversity assessment and change : the challenge of appropriate methods --
Drivers and pressures on biodiversity in analytical frameworks.

In this book the editors have provided a broad view of the many pressures imposed by human-induced changes and the many threats to global biodiversity and of the policy responses required to combat them.

9780854042517 (hbk.) 0854042512 (hbk.)

Environmental engineering & technology.

333.95 BIO / 005466
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