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R E Hester (Editor), R M Harrison (Editor), published by the RSC 2008
ISBN: 9780854042517

There is much public concern about threats to global biodiversity.  Industrial pollution, changes in agricultural practices and climate change, are all having a direct impact on biodiversity.  In this book the Editors provide a broad view of the many threats to global biodiversity imposed by human-induced changes and an overview of the policy responses required to combat them. This excellent text includes the work of some 44 authors and offers a solid description of the current understanding of threats to biodiversity with a range of illustrative examples - a valuable point of reference for ecologists, environmental scientists, and students as well as, policymakers and all other environmental professionals.


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