The term Biodiversity

M.P.Davey bsu481 at BANGOR.AC.UK
Wed Nov 12 19:56:20 CST 1997

wasn`t it the American E.O. Wilson in the early 80`s?

On Mon, 10 Nov 1997, Geoff Read wrote:

> Excuse my ignorance. Who coined the contraction biodiversity and when? Can
> anyone point me to this momentous occasion?
> It appears to have leapt into real vogue only in the later 1980's, if its
> usage in paper titles is any guide.
> --
>   Geoff Read < at>

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