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Sparing nature : the conflict between human population growth and earth's biodiversity

Author: Jeffrey Kevin McKee
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2003.
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Annotation "Are humans too good at adapting to the earth's natural environment? Every day, there is a net gain of more than 200,000 people on the planet - that's 146 a minute. Has our explosive population growth led to the mass extinction of countless species in the earth's plant and animal communities?" "Jeffrey K. McKee contends it has. The more people there are, the more we push aside wild plants and animals. In  Read more...
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McKee, Jeffrey Kevin.
Sparing nature.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002070506
(OCoLC)49704742
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Kevin McKee
ISBN: 0813534488 9780813534480 0813531411 9780813531410 9780813558776 0813558778
OCLC Number: 53973223
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 210 pages) : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: Jeffrey K. McKee.

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The more people there are on the planet, the more we push aside wild plants and animals. This text explores the cause-and-effect relationship between these two trends, demonstrating that nature is  Read more...

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Jeff McKee is bringing to "Sparing Nature" the same graceful writing style combined with the insights of a fine scientist that I found in "The Riddled Chain." Furthermore, his timing is exquisite, Read more...

 
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