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Life stories : world-renowned scientists reflect on their lives and on the future of life on earth

Author: Heather Newbold
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly every day, the media recount stories about the degradation of the Earth's environment. This work presents testimonies from environmental scientists who have seen firsthand the sobering effects  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Newbold
ISBN: 0520211146 9780520211148 0520218965 9780520218963
OCLC Number: 42682694
Description: xii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Gaia, our living earth / James Lovelock --
Life-support systems / Paul Ehrlich --
Primary producers / Peter Raven --
Biological diversity / Thomas Lovejoy --
The nature of things / David Suzuki --Toxic food web / George M. Woodwell --
Water pollution / Ruth Patrick --
Marine biodiversity / Elliott Norse --
Nature conservancy / Max Nicholson --
World Conservation Union / Martin Holdgate --
Ozone hole / Sherwood Rowland --
Climate change / John Firor --
Worldwatch / Lester Brown --
Global security / Norman Myers --
The end / Joseph Rotblat --
Union of Concerned Scientists' warnings / Henry Kendall.
Responsibility: edited by Heather Newbold.
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"The recurring theme of serious environmental crisis and humankind's undoubted capacity to take the necessary corrective action is movingly articulated."--"Choice

 
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