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Biological Diversity

  • By: Thomas E. Lovejoy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

What sets our planet apart from any other is not only the presence of life but life in an enormous variety. Our planet hosts a diversity of living forms that have resulted from about 4 billion years of evolution. Collectively over ...

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