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The Resource Half-earth : our planet's fight for life, Edward O. Wilson

Half-earth : our planet's fight for life, Edward O. Wilson

Label
Half-earth : our planet's fight for life
Title
Half-earth
Title remainder
our planet's fight for life
Statement of responsibility
Edward O. Wilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet, says Edward O. Wilson in his most impassioned book to date. Half-Earth argues that the situation facing us is too large to be solved piecemeal and proposes a solution commensurate with the magnitude of the problem: dedicate fully half the surface of the Earth to nature."--Amazon
Cataloging source
AZZPT
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Wilson, Edward O
Dewey number
333.95
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH75
LC item number
.W5355 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Nature conservation
  • Endangered species
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Environmental degradation
Label
Half-earth : our planet's fight for life, Edward O. Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Half-Earth concludes Edward O. Wilson's trilogy begun by The social conquest of Earth and The meaning of Earth's existence
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problem. The world ends, twice ; Humanity needs a biosphere ; How much biodiversity survives today? ; An elegy for the rhinos ; Apocalypses now ; Are we as gods? ; Why extinction is accelerating ; The impact of climate change : land, sea, and air ; The most dangerous worldview -- The real living world. Conservation science ; The Lord God species ; The unknown webs of life ; The wholly different aqueous world ; The invisible empire ; The best places in a biosphere ; History redefined -- The solution. The awakening ; Restoration ; Half-earth : how to save the biosphere ; Threading the bottleneck ; What must be done
Control code
1626462
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781631490828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626462
  • (Sirsi) 1626462
  • (OCoLC)933727398
Label
Half-earth : our planet's fight for life, Edward O. Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Half-Earth concludes Edward O. Wilson's trilogy begun by The social conquest of Earth and The meaning of Earth's existence
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problem. The world ends, twice ; Humanity needs a biosphere ; How much biodiversity survives today? ; An elegy for the rhinos ; Apocalypses now ; Are we as gods? ; Why extinction is accelerating ; The impact of climate change : land, sea, and air ; The most dangerous worldview -- The real living world. Conservation science ; The Lord God species ; The unknown webs of life ; The wholly different aqueous world ; The invisible empire ; The best places in a biosphere ; History redefined -- The solution. The awakening ; Restoration ; Half-earth : how to save the biosphere ; Threading the bottleneck ; What must be done
Control code
1626462
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781631490828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626462
  • (Sirsi) 1626462
  • (OCoLC)933727398

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