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The creation : an appeal to save life on earth

Author: Edward O Wilson
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Pbk. editionView all editions and formats
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"Like Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, this is a book about the fate of the earth and the survival of our planet. Wilson attempts to bridge the seemingly irreconcilable worlds of fundamentalism and science. Passionately concerned about the state of the world, he draws on his own personal experiences and expertise as an entomologist, and prophesies that half the species of plants and animals on Earth could either have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Edward O.
Creation.
(OCoLC)154706958
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O Wilson
ISBN: 9780393079739 0393079732
OCLC Number: 915594702
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 175 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The creation --
Letter to a Southern Baptist Pastor: Salutation --
Ascending to nature --
What is nature? --
Why care? --
Alien invaders from Planet Earth --
Two magnificent animals --
Wild nature and human nature --
Decline and redemption --
The pauperization of earth --
Denial and its risks --
End game --
What science has learned --
Biology is the study of nature --
The fundamental laws of biology --
Exploration of a little-known planet --
Teaching the creation --
How to learn biology and how to teach it --
How to raise a naturalist --
Citizen science --
Reaching across --
An alliance for life.
Responsibility: Edward O. Wilson.
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The book that launched a movement: "Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all" (Oliver Sacks).  Read more...

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"A contemporary jeremiad ... at times searing, at times soaring." -- Tom Levinson - Chicago Tribune "Rarely has the divide between secular science and revealed religion been bridged so gracefully." Read more...

 
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