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Part 5
Threats to Sustainability

Nature Displaced: Human Population Trends and Projections and Their Meanings

Richard P. Cincotta and Robert Engelman

303

Population Growth, Sustainable Development, and the Environment

Sergey Kapitza

315

Nonindigenous Species: A Global Threat to Biodiversity and Stability

Daniel Simberloff

325

Part 6
Infrastructure for Sustaining Biodiversity—Science

Science and the Public Trust in a Full World: Function and Dysfunction in Science and the Biosphere

George M. Woodwell

337

The Response of the International Scientific Community to the Challenge of Biodiversity

David L. Hawksworth

347

The Millenium Seed Bank at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Ghillean T. Prance and Roger D. Smith

358

Charting the Biosphere: Building Global Capacity for Systematics Science

Joel L. Cracraft

374

Science and Technology in the Convention on Biological Diversity

Calestous Juma and Gudrun Henne

387

Ecology and the Knowledge Revolution

Graciela Chichilnisky

398

Part 7
Infrastructure for Sustaining Biodiversity—Society

Biodiversity: A World Bank Perspective

Ismail Serageldin

413

Creating Cultural Diversity: Tropical Forests Transformed

Olga F. Linares

420

Endangered Plants, Vanishing Cultures: Ethnobotany and Conservation

Paul Alan Cox

435

Religion and Sustainability

James Parks Morton

443

Reaching the Public: The Challenge of Communicating Biodiversity

Jane Elder and John Russonello

455



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