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number of species, 77, 590-591

speciation, 48

Bolivia, 565

Botanical Gardens Conservation International, 359

Bowker, Geoffrey, 291-300

Brazil, see Amazon Basin

Brooks, Thomas, 46-62

Brown, Lester, 337

Brunei, fungal diversity, 159

Butman, Cheryl Ann, 84-103

C

CAB INTERNATIONAL, 353

Canada, 16-17, 74, 402

mites, 197-198

NAFTA, 328, 366-367, 593

Carbon and carbon cycling, 4, 66, 67, 74, 75-76, 91, 107, 108, 122, 124, 132, 235, 398, 414, 525, 527, 533-534, 540, 541

Costa Rican policy, 503-505

knowledge-based economies, 400, 408

see also Climate change

Carson, Rachel, 14

Castro, René, 500-505

Cattle, see Ranching

Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, 462-470

Center for Plant Conservation, 367

Central America, see Latin America; specific countries

Charophyta, 145

Chemical prospecting, 543-550

see also Medical applications

Chichilnisky, Graciela, 398-410

Chile, 535-542

China

fungi, 163

human population growth, 310, 321

Chlorophyta, 144-145

Choanozoa, 141-142, 148

Chromista, 134-135, 140, 141, 143, 145-146, 149, 150

Chrysophyta, 143, 144, 145, 146

Chytridiomycota, 147, 148

Ciliophora, 142-143, 148

Cincotta, Richard, 303-314

Cities, see Urbanization

Classification, 413-414

algae, 143-144, 147-148

bacteria, 31, 413

conservation biology, 24

conservation genetics, 265, 266-267

Costa Rican rain forests, 528, 577-578, 580-581

databases, 32, 380-384, 589-592

ecosystems, 23, 288

environmental services, 107

ethnobotany, 438-441

extinction of species and, 51

eukaryotes, 30-45, 130, 131, 133, 134, 136

sequencing, 118, 120, 121, 124

fungi, 32, 140, 146, 160, 166-167, 169

genetic sequencing, 24, 85, 118-126, 183

Hawaii Biological Survey, 282, 285, 286, 288

historical perspectives, 31-32, 130

insects, 32, 33, 213, 215-217

mites, 192-196, 198-199

international programs, 351-353

marine species, 84-86, 415

microorganisms, 31, 117-118, 130, 413

nematodes, 32, 176-177, 179-183, 186-188

population diversity, 77

public policy, 417

protists, 130, 131-135, 139, 140-151

seed banks, 370

soil, 228, 232, 235

synonyms, 32-34, 37, 136, 180, 214

systematics science, 376-377, 380-384

taxonomists, number of, 32

tropical invertebrates, Africa, 206-208

see also Inventories, species; Morphology; Systematics science

Climate change, 73, 74, 96, 99, 106, 303, 304, 235, 339-340, 343, 474, 491, 533-534, 570

Convention on Climate Change, 399-400, 491, 503-504, 505, 511, 567

Costa Rican policy, 503-505, 524, 525, 527

national security policy, 508

see also Carbon and carbon cycling

Coastal areas, 92, 95, 98-100, 101

bioremediation, 246

coral reefs, 88-89, 99, 304, 414

global warming, 343

mites, 195, 196

Cohen, J., 316

Colombia, 58, 311, 424, 483-492, 565

Columbia Earth Institute, 464-465

Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, 382, 383, 384, 579, 586



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