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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
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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
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
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DLC
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Ehrlich, Paul R
Dewey number
333.95
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
Target audience
adult
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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
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
ocm07196798
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 305 p.
Isbn
9780394513126
Lccn
80006036
System control number
(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
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
ocm07196798
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 305 p.
Isbn
9780394513126
Lccn
80006036
System control number
(Sirsi) AAA-3117

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