Biodiversity is not just something nice to preserve. It is crucial to human health. This book is an outstanding collection of articles on the importance of biodiversity for the world's human community. Fascinating material and beautifully illustrated. View Dr. Bernstein's June 2011 SftPublic lecture.
Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity. Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein, Eds. Forward by E.O. Wilson; Prologue by Kofi Annan. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008