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The Last extinction

Author: Les Kaufman; Kenneth Mallory; New England Aquarium (Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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today there is a new and more widespread awareness of what some consider to be the great tragedy of our time - organisms which took many thousands or even millions of years to evolve are being  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Les Kaufman; Kenneth Mallory; New England Aquarium (Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 0262111799 9780262111799 0262610892 9780262610896
OCLC Number: 27769089
Notes: "Grew out of a public lecture series entitled 'Extinction: saving the sinking ark, ' held in Boston, Massachusetts, at the New England Aquarium during the fall of 1984"--Preface.
"Published in association with the New England Aquarium."
Description: xi, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Why the ark is sinking / Les Kaufman --
Mass extinctions: new answers, new questions / David Jablonski --
The Amazon: paradise lost? / James D. Williams and Ronald M. Nowak --
Riders of the last ark: the role of captive breeding in conservation strategies / Thomas J. Foose --
Sharing the hearth with whales / Norman Myers --
Life in the next millennium: who will be left in earth's community? / David Ehrenfeld --
Beyond the last extinction: environmental organizations for biodiversity.
Responsibility: edited by Les Kaufman and Kenneth Mallory.

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