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The Resource Protecting life on Earth : an introduction to the science of conservation, Michael P. Marchetti, Peter B. Moyle

Protecting life on Earth : an introduction to the science of conservation, Michael P. Marchetti, Peter B. Moyle

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Protecting life on Earth : an introduction to the science of conservation
Title
Protecting life on Earth
Title remainder
an introduction to the science of conservation
Statement of responsibility
Michael P. Marchetti, Peter B. Moyle
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Language
eng
Summary
Written to be accessible to any college-level reader, Protecting Life on Earth offers a non-technical, yet comprehensive introduction to the growing field of conservation science. This multifaceted exploration of our current biodiversity crisis delivers vivid examples throughout, including features on some of nature's most compelling wildlife. Beginning with a brief introduction to environmental history, the text introduces the central concepts of evolution and ecology, and covers several major issues related to the conservation of biodiversity including extinction, climate change, sustainabil
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Marchetti, Michael P
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Moyle, Peter B
Series statement
Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment
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  • Wildlife conservation
  • Ecology
  • NATURE
  • NATURE
  • Ecology
  • Wildlife conservation
Label
Protecting life on Earth : an introduction to the science of conservation, Michael P. Marchetti, Peter B. Moyle
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Environmental history -- Variation, natural selection, and evolution -- Species : the basic unit of conservation -- Climate and global patterns of distribution -- Ecology : individuals and populations -- Ecology : communities and ecosystems -- Biodiversity and extinction -- Value, economics, and the tragedy of the commons -- Conservation science -- Conservation and the legal system : USA -- Invasive species and conservation -- Restoration ecology -- Conservation in action
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ocn659566181
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1 online resource (xi, 220 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780520947955
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612660887
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illustrations (some color)
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remote
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(OCoLC)659566181
Label
Protecting life on Earth : an introduction to the science of conservation, Michael P. Marchetti, Peter B. Moyle
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Environmental history -- Variation, natural selection, and evolution -- Species : the basic unit of conservation -- Climate and global patterns of distribution -- Ecology : individuals and populations -- Ecology : communities and ecosystems -- Biodiversity and extinction -- Value, economics, and the tragedy of the commons -- Conservation science -- Conservation and the legal system : USA -- Invasive species and conservation -- Restoration ecology -- Conservation in action
Control code
ocn659566181
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 220 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947955
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612660887
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 266088
  • 22573/cttt4w9h
  • d5916bcb-5933-4f2e-9c3b-04a663e74958
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659566181

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