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Colloquium on the Future of Evolution

Author: Norman Myers; Andrew H Knoll; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy of Sciences, 2002.
Series: National Academy of Sciences colloquium series.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Colloquium on the Future of Evolution (2000 : Irvine, Calif.).
Colloquium on the Future of Evolution.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy of Sciences, 2002
(DLC) 2003277249
(OCoLC)53879269
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Myers; Andrew H Knoll; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 52339168
Notes: Held March 16-20, 2000.
"Reprinted from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 98, pp. 5389-5480, May 8, 2001"--Page 2 of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (pages 5389-5480) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Contents: The biotic crisis and the future of evolution / Norman Myers and Andrew H. Knoll --
Lessons from the past : evolutionary impacts of mass extinctions / David Jablonski --
Lessons from the past : biotic recoveries from mass extinctions / Douglas H. Erwin --
Loss of speciation rate will impoverish future diversity / Michael L. Rosenzwieg --
What was natural in the coastal oceans? / Jeremy B.C. Jackson --
The future of coral reefs / Nancy Knowlton --
Disrupting evolutionary processes : the effect of habitat fragmentation on collared lizards in the Missouri Ozarks / Alan R. Templeton [and others] --
Human-caused environmental change : impacts on plant diversity and evolution / David Tilman and Clarence Lehman --
Plant biology in the future / F.A. Bazzaz --
The evolutionary impact of invasive species / H.A. Mooney and E.E. Cleland --
Rapid plant diversification : planning for an evolutionary future / R.M. Cowling and R.L. Pressey --
Human-modified ecosystems and future evolution / David Western --
The current biodiversity extinction event : scenarios for mitigation and recovery / Michael J. Novacek and Elsa E. Cleland --
Declines of biomes and biotas and the future of evolution / David S. Woodruff --
Intervening in evolution : ethics and actions / Paul R. Ehrlich.
Series Title: National Academy of Sciences colloquium series.
Other Titles: Future of evolution
National Academy of Sciences colloquium
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Responsibility: [edited by Norman Myers and Andrew H. Knoll].

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