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Biodiversity Conservation

Russell A. Mittermeier and William R. Konstant

in Footprints in the Jungle

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780195125788
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832927 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195125789.003.0002
 Biodiversity Conservation

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This chapter describes biodiversity and its value to society. The concepts of biodiversity hotspots, major tropical Wilderness Areas, and Megadiversity Countries and Conservation International's method of setting priorities are also discussed.

Keywords: biodiversity; Conservation International; Megadiversity Country; Protected Areas; Wilderness Area

Chapter.  7430 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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