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Fragile web : what next for nature? / edited by Jonathan Silvertown ; authors, Joanna Freeland ... [et al.]
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QH541.15.B56 F73 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Biodiversity
Ecology
Environmental degradation
Physical Description 192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-187) and index
Contents Origins of biodiversity -- Biodiversity and us -- Life's long and chequered career -- Evolution's atlas -- What is a species? -- Genes, genes, genes -- Ecology: function -- The web of nature -- What has biodiversity ever done for us? -- Valued landscapes -- Nature in the city -- Life in freshwater -- Fate: threats and solutions -- Going, going, gone: the sixth extinction -- The exhaustible sea -- Climate change -- Invasion planet Earth -- What next for nature?
Alternate Author Silvertown, Jonathan W

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