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The Fragile environment

Author: Laurie Friday; R A Laskey
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1989
Series: Darwin College lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Fragile Environment explores the impact of the human species on its environment.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Friday; R A Laskey
ISBN: 0521422663 9780521422666
OCLC Number: 59977384
Description: x, 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Editorial note; Preface; 1. The changing human impact Andrew Goudie; 2. The future of forests Norman Myers; 3. Attitudes to animals Marian Stamp Dawkins; 4. How many species? Robert May; 5. Famine Roger Whitehead; 6. Exhaustible resources Partha Dasgupta; 7. Changing climates Bert Bolin; 8. Observing earth's environment from space Gordon Wells; Index.
Series Title: Darwin College lectures.
Responsibility: edited by Laurie Friday and Ronald Laskey.

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