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Preserving Diversity the U.S. Way

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Science  12 May 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5468, pp. 983
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5468.983

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Conserving Earth's Biodiversity, with E.O. Wilson. Edward O. Wilson and Dan L. Perlman. Island Press, Washington, DC, 2000. CD-ROM with User's Guide. $39.95. ISBN 1-55963-773-0. CD-ROM with User's Guide and Instructor's Manual. $39.95. ISBN 1-55963-774-9.

Wilson and Perlman's introduction to biodiversity and conservation biology combines slide shows, animation, and interactive maps with a small number of interactive models and quizzes. Readers are encouraged to explore concepts and facts using links to related web sites for every topic, which are provided through the publisher's own site.