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Biodiversity : a beginner's guide

Author: John I Spicer
Publisher: Oxford, England : Oneworld Publications, 2012. ©2006
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this steadfast and yet witty guide, biologist John Spicer examines biodiversity, giving the reader an insight into the myriad of organisms that surround us.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spicer, John.
Biodiversity : A Beginner''s Guide.
New York : Oneworld Publications, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John I Spicer
ISBN: 9781780741321 1780741324
OCLC Number: 873815159
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; preface; one the wood among which the trees are found; two all creatures that on earth do dwell; three where on earth is biodiversity?; four diversity, extinction and deep time; five crisis? what crisis?; six no such thing as a free lunch; seven leaving the world as you would like to find it; eight the ring of living beauty; further reading and website references; appendix; index.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: John I. Spicer.

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Biodiversity: A Beginner's Guide combines the most up-to-date scientific thought with a genuine passion for the natural world. John Spicer explores the causes behind the current crisis in  Read more...

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