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A devastating collapse in global biodiversity is imminent, scientists say, warning hundreds of species may not survive. An international team have published a major study in the journal Nature, saying we must make urgent changes to our approach to ...

Science and the Endangered Species Act (1995)

Washington - United States

Book by the National Academies Commission on Life Sciences.

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    Science and the Endangered Species Act
    The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is a far-reaching law that has sparked intense controversies over the use of public lands, the rights of property owners, and economic versus environmental benefits.In this volume a distinguished committee focuses on the science underlying the ESA and offers recommendations for making the act more effective.The committee provides an overview of what scientists know about extinction--and what this understanding means to implementation of the ESA. Habitat--its destruction, conservation, and fundamental importance to the ESA--is explored in detail.The book analyzesConcepts of species--how the term

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