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100 things you should know about extinction

Author: Steve Parker
Publisher: Broomall, Pa. : Mason Crest Publishers, ©2011.
Series: 100 things you should know about.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Examines the extinction of various plants and animals, the effect of humans on species loss, and the preservation and protection of life forms.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Parker
ISBN: 9781422219980 1422219984
OCLC Number: 607975121
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: Essex, UK : Miles Kelly Pub., 2010.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: Extinction is forever --
What is extinction? --
Extinction and evolution --
Why does it happen? --
How do we know? --
Not quite extinct --
Beliefs and ideas --
Long, long ago --
Mass extinctions --
Biggest of all --
Ages of ice --
Keeping a record --
Gathering pace --
Too many to disappear --
Island extinctions --
What's happening today? --
On the brink --
Saved just in time --
Should we care? --
Gone forever? --
Looking to the future.
Series Title: 100 things you should know about.
Other Titles: One hundred things you should know about extinction
Extinction
Responsibility: Steve Parker.

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Examines the extinction of various plants and animals, the effect of humans on species loss, and the preservation and protection of life forms.

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