Footnotes for Unit 9 - Biodiversity Decline
- E.O. Wilson, ed.,
Biodiversity (Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1988).
- Rodolfo Dirzo and Peter H. Raven, "Global State of Biodiversity and Loss,"
Annual Review of Environment and Resources, vol. 28 (2003), pp. 154–160.
- David R. Foster and John D. Aber. eds.,
Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1,000 Years of Change in New England (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004), pp. 59–61.
- For examples, see Field Museum, "Meet the Scientist,"
- Dirzo and Raven, pp. 140–41.
- Natalie Angier, "Animals and Fungi: Evolutionary Tie?"
New York Times, April 16, 1993, p. A18.
- J. Alan Clark and Robert A. May, "Taxonomic Bias in Conservation Research,"
Science, July 12, 2002, pp. 191–192.
- Dirzo and Rave, "Global State of Biodiversity and Loss," pp. 141–42.
- Census of Marine Life, "Ocean Microbe Census Discovers Diverse World of Rare Bacteria," July 31, 2006,
- Noah Fierer and Robert B. Jackson, "The Diversity and Biogeography of Soil Bacterial Communities,"
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 103 (2006), pp. 626–31.
- Norman Myers et al., "Biodiversity Hotspots for Conservation Priorities,"
Nature, vol. 403, February 24, 2000, p. 853.
- For an interactive map with detailed descriptions of all 34 global hotspots, see Conservation International,
- Conservation International, "Protected Area Coverage in the Hotspots,"
- Ana S. L. Rodrigues et al., "Effectiveness of the Global Protected Area Network in Representing Species Diversity,"
Nature, vol. 428, April 8, 2004, p. 642.
- Andrew Balmford, Rhys E. Green, and Martin Jenkins, "Measuring the Changing State of Nature,"
TRENDS in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 18, no. 7, July 2003, p. 327.
- Dirzo and Raven, p. 164.
- Douglas J. Levey et al., "Effects of Landscape Corridors on Seed Dispersal by Birds,"
Science, vol. 309, July 1, 2005, pp. 146–48; Cornelia Dean, "Home on the Range: A Corridor for Wildlife,"
New York Times, May 23, 2006, p. F1.
- "The Unwanted Amphibian," Frog Decline Reversal Project, Inc.,
- David S. Wilcove et al., "Quantifying Threats to Imperiled Species in the United States,"
Bioscience, vol. 48, no. 8, August 1, 1998.
- Food and Agriculture Organization,
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004,
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/007/y5600e/y5600e00.htm, p. 32.
- C.M. Rick Tomato Genetics Research Center,
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, "New York City Watershed Partnership," June 2006,
- Andrew Balmford et al., "Economic Reasons for Conserving Wild Nature,"
Science, August 9, 2002.
- Dirzo and Raven, pp. 137–67.
- For details, see "The Great Backyward Bird Count,"
http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc/; National Wildlife Federation, "Frogwatch USA,"
http://www.nwf.org/frogwatchUSA/index.cfm; and Reef Environmental Education Foundation,
Filling the Gaps: Priority Data Needs and Key Management Challenges for National Reporting on Ecosystem Condition (Washington, DC: H. John Heinz Center, May 2006), p. 3.
- "Central Park Survey Finds New Centipede," American Museum of Natural History, January 29, 2003; "Graduate Student Discovers
an Unusual New Species,"
Oceanus, February 10, 2006.
- Michel Loreau et al., "Diversity Without Representation,"
Nature, July 20, 2006, pp. 245–46.
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