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Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species

Author: Paul R Ehrlich; Anne H Ehrlich
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ehrlich, Paul R.
New York : Random House, ©1981
(DLC) 80006036
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Ehrlich; Anne H Ehrlich
OCLC Number: 648342125
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction. Should we mourn the dinosaurs? --
The origin of species, and their extinction --
pt. 2. Why should we care? Compassion, esthetics, fascination, and ethics --
Direct economic benefits of preserving species --
Indirect benefits : life-support systems --
pt. 3. How are species endangered by humanity? Direct endangering --
Indirect endangering --
pt. 4. What are we doing and what can we do? The politics of extinction --
Zoos, reserves, and presentation : the tactics of conservation --
The strategy of conservation.
Responsibility: Paul and Anne Ehrlich.


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