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Species decline: A perspective on extinction, recovery, and propagation

June 16, 2010

This keynote address was presented at the Conference on the Conservation of Endangered Species in Zoological Parks and Aquariums on April 18, 1982 at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. It outlines 1) future trends in the world's environment, resources, and population; 2) factors affecting species decline; 3) reasons for preserving life forms; and 4) techniques, with emphasis on captive propagation, used to assist in species recovery.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1983
Title Species decline: A perspective on extinction, recovery, and propagation
Authors J. W. Carpenter
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Zoo Biology
Index ID 5221893
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Patuxent Wildlife Research Center