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Author Fitter, Richard.

Title The Road to extinction : problems of categorizing the status of taxa threatened with extinction : proceedings of a syposium held by the Species Survival Commission, Madrid, 7 and 9 November, 1984 / edited by Richard and Maisie Fitter
Published Gland, Switzerland : International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, 1987

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 MELB  639.9 ROA-F  AVAILABLE
Description 121 pages : illustrations ; 25cm
Contents Red data books : the historical background / Sir Peter Scott, John A. Burton and Richard Fitter -- Thirteen milestones on the road to extinction / F. Wayne King -- Categorization of threats to and status of wild populations / Sidney J. Holt -- Endangerment with the best of intentions / Larry D. Harris and Reed F. Noss -- Legal experience and implications / Michael J. Bean -- Red data books : future perspectives and needs / V. Sokolov -- Synthesis and recommendations / W.A. Fuller -- The panel discussion, including extended contributions by W.A. Fuller, J.I. Furtado, V.H. Heywood, L. Roche and A. Schi√łtz -- Concepts of threat to the survival of species used in red data books and similar compilations / Paul Munton -- On the definition of threats to the survival of species / William K. de la Mare
Analysis Organisms in danger of extinction
Notes 'Prepared in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme' - T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Endangered species -- Congresses.
Endangered species -- Classification -- Congresses.
Endangered species -- Classification.
Extinction (Biology)
Extinction (Biology) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Fitter, Maisie.
Fitter, Richard.
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Species Survival Commission.
United Nations Environment Programme.
Species Survival Commission. Symposium (1984 : Madrid)
LC no. 88303387
ISBN 2880329299
Other Titles Proceedings of a symposium held by the Species Survival Commission
Problems of categorizing the status of taxa threatened with extinction