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Species decline: A perspective on extinction, recovery, and propagation

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This keynote address was presented at the Conference on the Conservation of Endangered Species in Zoological Parks and Aquariums on April 18, 1982 at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. It outlines 1) future trends in the world's environment, resources, and population; 2) factors affecting species decline; 3) reasons for preserving life forms; and 4) techniques, with emphasis on captive propagation, used to assist in species recovery.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Species decline: A perspective on extinction, recovery, and propagation
Series title:
Zoo Biology
Volume
2
Issue:
3
Year Published:
1983
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
165-178
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Zoo Biology
First page:
165
Last page:
178