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Protecting life on Earth : an introduction to the science of conservation

Author: Michael P Marchetti; Peter B Moyle
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif : University of California Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with a brief introduction to environmental history, this text introduces the central concepts of evolution and ecology, and covers several major issues related to the conservation of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Lehrbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Marchetti; Peter B Moyle
ISBN: 9780520264328 0520264320
OCLC Number: 730267819
Description: 220 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Environmental History 2. Variation, Natural Selection, and Evolution 3. Species: The Basic Unit of Conservation 4. Climate and Global Patterns of Distribution 5. Ecology: Individuals and Populations 6. Ecology: Communities and Ecosystems 7. Biodiversity and Extinction 8. Value, Economics, and the Tragedy of the Commons 9. Conservation Science 10. Conservation and the American Legal System 11. Invasive Species and Conservation 12. Restoration Ecology 13. Conservation in Action
Responsibility: Michael P. Marchetti, Peter B. Moyle.

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"This worthwhile book can be used by teachers to stimulate student interest in the value of protecting our natural world." -- Thomas Brown Nasta

 
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