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Title Sustaining life : how human health depends on biodiversity / edited by Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson ; prologue by Kofi Annan.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.


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Description xxiii, 542 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-514) and index.
Note "Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity; United Nations Development Programme; United Nations Environment Programme; IUCN--The World Conservation Union."
Contents What is biodiversity? / Stuart I. Pimm ... [et al.] -- How is biodiversity threatened by human activity? / Eric Chivian, Aaron Bernstein -- Ecosystem services / Jerry Melillo, Osvaldo Sala -- Medicines from nature / David J. Newman ... [et al.] -- Biodiversity and biomedical research / Eric Chivian, Aaron Bernstein, Joshua P. Rosenthal -- Threatened groups of organisms valuable to medicine / Eric Chivian, Aaron Bernstein -- Ecosystem disturbance, biodiversity loss, and human infectious disease / David H. Moyneux ... [et al.] -- Biodiversity and food production / Daniel Hillel and Cynthia Rosenzweig -- Genetically modified foods and organic farming / Eric Chivian, Aaron Bernstein -- What individuals can do to help conserve biodiversity / Jeffrey A. McNeely, Eleanor Sterling, Kalemani Jo Mulongoy -- Appendix A: Co-sponsors of sustaining life: how human health depends on biodiverity -- Appendix B: Treaties, conventions, and intergovernmental organizations for the conservation of biodiversity -- Appendix C: Nongovernmental organizations working to conserve biodiversity.
Subject Biodiversity.
Environmental health.
Environmental Health.
Biological Products.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Added Author Chivian, Eric.
Bernstein, Aaron, 1976-
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
United Nations Development Programme.
United Nations Environment Programme.
IUCN--The World Conservation Union.
ISBN 9780195175097 cloth alkaline paper
0195175093 cloth alkaline paper
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