These pages are being generated as part of a senior seminar course directed by Neal Williams  at Bryn Mawr College during fall semester, 2007 Among the topics to be considered are
- What is biodiversity?
- What's happening to biodiversity?
- Why is it happening?
- Why does it matter?
- What should/can be done about it?
This week, a discussion of
- Steven Meyer, The End of the Wild, Somerville, Mass., Boston Review Books, 2006
- Balmford, A. and Bond, W. (2005) Trends in the state of nature and their implications for human well-being. Ecology Letters 8: 1218-1234