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The Resource Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction, Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church

Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction, Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church

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Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction
Title
Rise of the necrofauna
Title remainder
the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction
Statement of responsibility
Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A provocative look at the controversial new science of de-extinction and the ethical questions it raises
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Tone
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BevbfEu-Xcs
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10603503
Cataloging source
YDX
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Wray, Britt
Dewey number
591.68 WRA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Church, George M.
  • David Suzuki Institute
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True
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  • Extinct animals
  • Extinct vertebrates
  • Rare animals
  • Endangered species
  • Wildlife reintroduction
  • Animal diversity conservation
  • NATURE / Animals
  • PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology
  • SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Target audience
adult
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the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction
Label
Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction, Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"David Suzuki Institute."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-283) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by George Church -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: How is de-extinction done? -- Chapter 2: Why is de-extinction important? -- Chapter 3: What species are good contenders, and why? -- Chapter 4: Why recreate the woolly mammoth? -- Chapter 5: Can billions of passenger pigeons rebound, and should they? -- Chapter 6: How might we regulate this new wilderness? -- Chapter 7: Can de-extinction save species on the brink? -- Chapter 8: Is some knowledge too dangerous?
Control code
ocn973377678
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 293 pages
Isbn
9781771641647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973377678
Label
Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction, Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church
Publication
Copyright
Note
"David Suzuki Institute."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-283) 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
Foreword / by George Church -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: How is de-extinction done? -- Chapter 2: Why is de-extinction important? -- Chapter 3: What species are good contenders, and why? -- Chapter 4: Why recreate the woolly mammoth? -- Chapter 5: Can billions of passenger pigeons rebound, and should they? -- Chapter 6: How might we regulate this new wilderness? -- Chapter 7: Can de-extinction save species on the brink? -- Chapter 8: Is some knowledge too dangerous?
Control code
ocn973377678
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 293 pages
Isbn
9781771641647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973377678

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