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Saving Nature's Legacy: Origins of the Idea of Biological Diversity

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Saving Nature's Legacy: Origins of the Idea of Biological Diversity - Farnham, Timothy J
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Biological diversity is considered one of today's most urgent environmental concerns, yet the term was first coined only twenty-five years ago. Why did the concept of biological diversity so quickly capture public attention and emerge as a banner issue for the environmental movement? In this book, Timothy J. Farnham explores for the first time the historical roots of biological diversity, tracing the evolution of the term as well as the history of the conservation traditions that contributed to its rapid acceptance and ...

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Saving Nature's Legacy: Origins of the Idea of Biological Diversity 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300120059

Hardcover