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This volume provides full coverage of efforts by southern African scientists and administrators to maintain that regions rich variety of plants, animals, microorganisms, and ecosystems, as well as related endeavors by such major organizations as the World Bank, the Brundtland Commission, the World Health Organization, and the FAO. This extensive text includes easily accessible information on the status of biota and ecosystems, the value of biotic diversity to southern African people, and a variety of approaches to the evaluation, protection, and monitoring of plant and animal life in the region.
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B. J. Huntley is a Manager, Ecosystem Programmes at Foundation for Research Development, Pretoria.Review:
`.. a fascinating insight... , ... a timely and welcome book, deserving to be widely read.' World Birdwatch
'Brian Huntley has a reputation for his abilities as a co-ordinator, catalyst and editor, and this book is proof of those abilities. I can highly recommend this book.'
Johan du Toit, University of Zimbabwe, Oryx, vol. 27, No. 2, April 1993
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Book Description Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Text Figures (illustrator). First Edition. Copyright Date: 1989 Sm Quarto, Hardcover, Pictorial, 1989, PP.380, Seller Inventory # 38935B15d
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