Chapter 4. Diversity

  1. Dan L. Perlman and
  2. Glenn Adelson

Published Online: 3 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313550.ch4

Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation

Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation

How to Cite

Perlman, D. L. and Adelson, G. (1997) Diversity, in Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313550.ch4

Author Information

  1. Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865424395

Online ISBN: 9781444313550

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Keywords:

  • searching for diversity;
  • minimizing diversity;
  • intrinsic relationship between diversity and values;
  • ecosystem integrity;
  • Nature Conservancy - largest private land protection organization;
  • Hyannis Ponds and highest ecosystem integrity level;
  • Worcester Horticultural Society of Massachusetts and orchards;
  • community ecologist's diversity and conservationist's biodiversity;
  • landscape matrix in Vermont - a success story

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Searching for Diversity

  • The Forest and the Trees

  • The Intrinsic Relationship Between Diversity and Values

  • Ecosystem Integrity

  • Apple Varieties

  • Species Richness

  • The Community Ecologist's Diversity and the Conservationist's Biodiversity

  • The Landscape Matrix in Vermont

  • References