First Edition of Biological Diversity: The Oldest Human Heritage; Signed by Edward O. Wilson

  • Biological Diversity: The Oldest Human Heritage.

Biological Diversity: The Oldest Human Heritage.

$75.00

Item Number: 62023

Albany: New York State Museum, 1999.

First edition. Octavo, original wrappers. Signed by Edward O. Wilson with a drawing of an ant. In near fine condition.

Published by The New York State Biodiversity Research Institute and The New York State Museum, this introduction to conservation biology is intended to educate young people about the importance of biodiversity today, the threats to it and what we can do about these threats. Written by Dr.Edward O. Wilson, Pelligrino University Professor And Honorary Curator in Entomology at Harvard University, This paperback booklet contains 58 pages with full glossary, bibliography, original natural history illustrations by patricia kernan, and thought provoking discussion questions. Teachers and students in high school biology classes in particular will find it a useful resource, as well as anyone interested in preserving the integrity of earth's delicate ecosystems through awareness and education.

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