Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 June 2008

568 Pages | 209 color illus. and 11 line drawings

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195175097

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Sustaining Life

How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity

Edited by Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein

  • First book to cover the full scope of human health impacts from a loss of biodiversity
  • Examines how the microbial world must be included in discussions about ecosystems
  • Reviews the most recent literature in the field, with more than 1400 in text citations
  • Contributions from more than 100 leading scientists

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