Sacred cows and sympathetic squirrels

The importance of biological diversity to human health

Andy Dobson, Isabella Cattadori, Robert D. Holt, Richard S. Ostfeld, Felicia Keesing, Kristle Krichbaum, Jason R. Rohr, Sarah E. Perkins, Peter John Hudson

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90 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)714-718
Number of pages5
JournalPLoS Medicine
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 10 2006

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Dobson, Andy ; Cattadori, Isabella ; Holt, Robert D. ; Ostfeld, Richard S. ; Keesing, Felicia ; Krichbaum, Kristle ; Rohr, Jason R. ; Perkins, Sarah E. ; Hudson, Peter John. / Sacred cows and sympathetic squirrels : The importance of biological diversity to human health. In: PLoS Medicine. 2006 ; Vol. 3, No. 6. pp. 714-718.
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Sacred cows and sympathetic squirrels : The importance of biological diversity to human health. / Dobson, Andy; Cattadori, Isabella; Holt, Robert D.; Ostfeld, Richard S.; Keesing, Felicia; Krichbaum, Kristle; Rohr, Jason R.; Perkins, Sarah E.; Hudson, Peter John.

In: PLoS Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 6, 10.07.2006, p. 714-718.

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