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The Resource Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich

Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich

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Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species
Title
Extinction
Title remainder
the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species
Statement of responsibility
Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the problem of disappearing species and analyzes the causes of the accelerated rate of extinction and what can be done to halt the trend
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219755
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ehrlich, Paul R
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Ehrlich, Anne H
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True
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  • Nature conservation
  • Ecology
  • Endangered species
  • Extinct animals
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the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species
Label
Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. Should we mourn the dinosaurs? -- The origin of species, and their extinction -- pt. 2. Why should we care? Compassion, esthetics, fascination, and ethics -- Direct economic benefits of preserving species -- Indirect benefits : life-support systems -- pt. 3. How are species endangered by humanity? Direct endangering -- Indirect endangering -- pt. 4. What are we doing and what can we do? The politics of extinction -- Zoos, reserves, and presentation : the tactics of conservation -- The strategy of conservation
Control code
2351
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780394513126
Lccn
80006036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780394513126
  • (Sirsi) AAA-3117
Label
Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. Should we mourn the dinosaurs? -- The origin of species, and their extinction -- pt. 2. Why should we care? Compassion, esthetics, fascination, and ethics -- Direct economic benefits of preserving species -- Indirect benefits : life-support systems -- pt. 3. How are species endangered by humanity? Direct endangering -- Indirect endangering -- pt. 4. What are we doing and what can we do? The politics of extinction -- Zoos, reserves, and presentation : the tactics of conservation -- The strategy of conservation
Control code
2351
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780394513126
Lccn
80006036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780394513126
  • (Sirsi) AAA-3117

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