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Title Precious heritage : the status of biodiversity in the United States / edited by Bruce A. Stein, Lynn S. Kutner, Jonathan S. Adams ; graphics by Nicole S. Rousmaniere
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 399 pages) : color illustrations, maps (some color)
Contents Biodiversity : our precious heritage / Jonathan S. Adams, Bruce A. Stein, Lynn S. Kutner -- Discovering life in America : tools and techniques of biodiversity inventory / Bruce A. Stein, Frank W. Davis -- A remarkable array : species diversity in the United States / Bruce A. Stein [and others] -- Vanishing assets : conservation status of U.S. species / Lawrence L. Master [and others] -- State of the states : geographic patterns of diversity, rarity, and endemism / Bruce A. Stein [and others] -- The geography of imperilment : targeting conservation toward critical biodiversity areas / Stephen J. Chaplin [and others] -- More than the sum of the parts : diversity and status of ecological systems / Mark T. Bryer [and others] -- Leading threats to biodiversity : what's imperiling U.S. species / David S. Wilcove [and others] -- Strategies for biodiversity protection / Michael J. Bean -- Owning up to our responsibilities : who owns lands important for biodiversity? / Craig R. Groves [and others] -- Safeguarding our precious heritage / Mark L. Shaffer, Bruce A. Stein -- Appendix A. Extinct and missing species of the United States -- Appendix B. State diversity, endemism, and rarity --Appendix C. Küchler potential natural vegetation types -- Appendix D. Principal sources for U.S. species names in the Natural Heritage central databases
Notes "A joint project of the Nature Conservancy & Association for Biodiversity Information."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-366)
Notes Print version record
Subject Biodiversity conservation -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Adams, Jonathan S., 1961-
Kutner, Lynn S.
Stein, Bruce A., 1955-
Association for Biodiversity Information.
Nature Conservancy (U.S.)
LC no. 99030213
ISBN 0198028962 (electronic bk.)
9780198028963 (electronic bk.)