This site was created entirely by Michelle Aldridge, an on-line journalism student at the University of Florida.
Last updated: April 16, 2002.

Information about biodiversity:

Information about mass extinction:

Information about The Florida Everglades:

Information about protected areas:

Information about Lomborg's dissent:

Other sources used in my research

  • Becher, Anne. Biodiversity. 1998. ABC-CLIO, Inc; Santa Barbara, California.
  • "Biodiversity," Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2000. 1993-1999, Microsoft Corporation. Contributed by Niles Eldridge. (provided lizard images on opening page)
  • Campbell, N.A, Reece J.B., and Mitchell, L.G. Biology. 1999, Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co., Menlo Park, California.
  • "Everglades National Park," Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2000. 1993-1999, Microsoft Corporation.
  • Webshots.com. Provided photograph of girl with butterflies.
  • Wilson, E. O., and Perlman, D. L. "Conserving Earth's Biodiversity." (Computer progrgam.) 2000 Island Press.
Unless otherwise stated, Michelle Aldridge created all text and images on this site, including the image map on the Florida Everglades page.

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