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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.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2000.

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 Moore Stacks  QH76 .P69 2000    Available  ---
Description xxv, 399 p. : col. ill., maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Note "A joint project of the Nature Conservancy & Association for Biodiversity Information."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-366).
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 ... [et al.] -- Vanishing assets : conservation status of U.S. species / Lawrence L. Master ... [et al.] -- State of the states : geographic patterns of diversity, rarity, and endemism / Bruce A. Stein ... [et al.] -- The geography of imperilment : targeting conservation toward critical biodiversity areas / Stephen J. Chaplin ... [et al.] -- More than the sum of the parts : diversity and status of ecological systems / Mark T. Bryer ... [et al.] -- Leading threats to biodiversity : what's imperiling U.S. species / David S. Wilcove ... [et al.] -- Strategies for biodiversity protection / Michael J. Bean -- Owning up to our responsibilities : who owns lands important for biodiversity? / Craig R. Groves ... [et al.] -- 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. K├╝chler potential natural vegetation types -- Appendix D. Principal sources for U.S. species names in the Natural Heritage central databases.
Subject Biodiversity conservation -- United States.
Biological diversity -- United States.
Added Author Stein, Bruce A., 1955-
Kutner, Lynn S.
Adams, Jonathan S., 1961-
Nature Conservancy (U.S.)
Association for Biodiversity Information.
ISBN 0195125193 (alk. paper)