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Science  07 Mar 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5612, pp. 1521
DOI: 10.1126/science.1080786

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World Atlas of Biodiversity Earth's Living Resources in the 21st Century. Brian Groombridge and Martin D. Jenkins. University of California Press, Berkeley, in association with UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, 2002. $54.95, £37.95. ISBN 0-520-23668-8.

The authors, from the United Nations Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre in Cambridge, summarize the current state of global biodiversity for readers from fields beyond ecology, conservation biology, and the environmental sciences.