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Harvesting the biosphere : what we have taken from nature

Author: Vaclav Smil
Publisher: Cambridge, MA [etc.] : MIT Press, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An interdisciplinary and quantitative account of human claims on the biosphere's stores of living matter, from prehistoric hunting to modern energy production.

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Additional Physical Format: Harvesting the biosphere
(NL-LeOCL)355180677
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vaclav Smil
ISBN: 9780262018562 026201856X
OCLC Number: 828663628
Description: VIII, 307 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Vaclav Smil.

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There's no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil.... In Harvesting the Biosphere, Smil gives us as clear and numeric a picture as is possible of how humans have altered the Read more...

 
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