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Botkin, Daniel B
The moon in the nautilus shell : from climate change to species extinction, how life persists in an ever-changing world : discordant harmonies reconsidered / Daniel B. Botkin
Alternate Title Moon in the nautilus shell: discordant harmonies reconsidered
From climate change to species extinction, how life persists in an ever-changing world
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QH75 .B67 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nature conservation
Environmental protection
Environmental policy
Physical Description xxii, 424 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Originally published as: Discordant harmonies, 1990
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Part One. The current dilemma. -- 1. A view from the marsh : myths and facts about nature -- 2. Why the elephants died : breakdown in the management of living resources -- 3. Moose in the wilderness : the instability of populations -- 4. Oaks in New Jersey : machine-age forests -- Part Two. Background to crisis. -- 5. Mountain lions and mule deer : nature as divine order -- 6. Earth as a fellow creature : organic views of nature -- 7. In Mill Hollow : nature as the great machine -- Part Three. Evolving images. -- 8. The forest in the computer : new metaphors for nature -- 9. Within the moose's stomach : nature as the biosphere -- Part Four. Resolutions for our time. -- 10. Fire in the forest : managing living resources -- Salmon in wild rivers and grizzlies in Yellowstone : managing wildlife and conserving endangered species -- 12. The winds of Mauna Loa : climate in a changing world -- Life on a climate-changing planet -- The moon in the nautilus shell : nature in the twenty-first century -- Postscript: A guide to action
NOTE 516959
Alternate Author Botkin, Daniel B. Discordant harmonies

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