Diverse Wildlife Legislation: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 1268 ... July 31, 1990

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Página 189 - United States Department of the Interior FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE WASHINGTON. DC 20240 In Reply Refer To: FWS/R8/CRUC/90-4485 Honorable Gerry E.
Página 85 - ... purposes. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2 lives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 4 This Act may be cited as the "National Biological Di5 versity Conservation and Environmental Research Act".
Página 13 - I will be happy to respond to any questions that you and other Members of the Subcommittee may have.
Página 141 - Chairman, that concludes my prepared statement. I would be pleased to answer questions.
Página 51 - ... natural resources; to establish mechanisms for carrying out the national policy and for coordinating related activities; and to facilitate the collection, synthesis, and dissemination of information necessary for these purposes.
Página 182 - Biological diversity refers to the variety and variability among living organisms and the ecological complexes in which they occur.
Página 179 - While it is not irrational to look to market price as one factor in determining the use value of a resource, it is unreasonable to view market price as the exclusive factor, or even the predominant one. From the bald eagle to the blue whale and snail darter, natural resources have values that are not fully captured by the market system.
Página 120 - The bottom line in conservation biology is not how many species we save from extinction in the next decade but how many species will survive the next hundred years or more." "If we could identify all the natural communities present in this country at the time of European settlement and keep examples of each intact, we would have about 85 percent of all our native species conserved," estimated panelist Ben Brown, Rocky Mountain task force director for The Nature Conservancy.
Página 190 - I hope this information is useful. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.
Página 9 - Americans. (b) . . . it is the continuing responsibility of the Federal Government to use all practicable means ... to improve and coordinate Federal plans, functions, programs, and resources...

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