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Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction

Author: Britt Wray; George M Church; David Suzuki Institute,
Publisher: Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A provocative look at the controversial new science of de-extinction and the ethical questions it raises.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)973377678
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Britt Wray; George M Church; David Suzuki Institute,
ISBN: 9781771641630 1771641630
OCLC Number: 1005690224
Notes: "David Suzuki Institute."
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 293 pages ): illustrations.
Contents: Foreword / by George Church --
Introduction --
Chapter 1: How is de-extinction done? --
Chapter 2: Why is de-extinction important? --
Chapter 3: What species are good contenders, and why? --
Chapter 4: Why recreate the woolly mammoth? --
Chapter 5: Can billions of passenger pigeons rebound, and should they? --
Chapter 6: How might we regulate this new wilderness? --
Chapter 7: Can de-extinction save species on the brink? --
Chapter 8: Is some knowledge too dangerous?
Responsibility: Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church.

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