Using a rigorous ecoregion-based approach, rather than the more common state-by-state analysis, a team of scientists from World Wildlife Fund has produced a comprehensive assessment of the current status of biodiversity in North America north of Mexico. The book presents the rationale for the ecoregion approach, describes the biological distinctiveness of North American ecoregions, assesses the level of threats facing each, presents a conservation agenda for the next decade, and sets forth recommendations for preserving and restoring biodiversity.ESSAY 15 Conservation Assessments: A Synthesis Reed F. Noss In a world with relentless human population growth and ... implemented its first natural heritage programs, that an objective basis for ranking sites of differing conservation value anbsp;...
|Title||:||Terrestrial Ecoregions of North America|
|Author||:||Taylor H. Ricketts|
|Publisher||:||Island Press - 1999|