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The Resource Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale

Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale

Label
Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face
Title
Our dying planet
Title remainder
an ecologist's view of the crisis we face
Statement of responsibility
Peter F. Sale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Coral reefs are on track to become the first ecosystem actually eliminated from the planet. So says leading ecologist Peter F. Sale in this crash course on the state of the planet. Sale draws from his own extensive work on coral reefs, and from recent research by other ecologists, to explore the many ways we are changing the earth and to explain why it matters. Weaving into the narrative his own firsthand field experiences around the world, Sale brings ecology alive while giving a solid understanding of the science at work behind today's pressing environmental issues. He delves into topics inc
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sale, Peter F
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Ecology
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • Ecology
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Nature
Label
Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Information : what we are doing to our world: Overfishing ; Removing forests ; Disrupting the ocean-atmosphere engine ; The perilous future for coral reefs -- Understanding : why we don't comprehend the scale of our problem: The problem of shifting baselines ; Our unrealistic belief in the balance of nature -- Moving forward : why it matters and what we need to do: What loss of ecological complexity means for the world ; Reducing our use of fossil fuels ; Slowing growth of the hum
Control code
ocn747411314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 339 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520949836
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt0xr7
  • 215df919-8a6a-43c1-8cd4-72c79729b497
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747411314
Label
Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Information : what we are doing to our world: Overfishing ; Removing forests ; Disrupting the ocean-atmosphere engine ; The perilous future for coral reefs -- Understanding : why we don't comprehend the scale of our problem: The problem of shifting baselines ; Our unrealistic belief in the balance of nature -- Moving forward : why it matters and what we need to do: What loss of ecological complexity means for the world ; Reducing our use of fossil fuels ; Slowing growth of the hum
Control code
ocn747411314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 339 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520949836
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt0xr7
  • 215df919-8a6a-43c1-8cd4-72c79729b497
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747411314

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