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Life on earth : an encyclopedia of biodiversity, ecology, and evolution

Author: Niles Eldredge
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2002.
Series: ABC-CLIO E-Books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This two-volume set provides a guide for high school students and above to the planet's diverse life forms and the systems that support them. The 200 cross-referenced entries (about two-to-six pages in length) cover topics such as ecosystems, major groups of organisms, threats to biodiversity, ways to reduce or prevent further damage, and related academic disciplines. The book includes b & w photographs and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Life on earth.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2002
(OCoLC)643763703
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Niles Eldredge
ISBN: 157607286X 9781576072868 1576077446 9781576077443 9791576072867
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 50694882
Description: 2 volumes (xv, 793 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web; may require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: v. 1. A-G --
v. 2. H-Z.
Series Title: ABC-CLIO E-Books.
Responsibility: edited by Niles Eldredge.

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An examination of nature's extraordinary biological diversity and the human activities that threaten it.  Read more...
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"This two volume set takes an original look at biodiversity and ecology by focusing on how humans contribute, or more accurately do not contribute, to the Earth's delicate balance . . . This volume Read more...

 
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