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The Resource Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul and Anne Ehrlich

Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul and Anne Ehrlich

Label
Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species
Title
Extinction
Title remainder
the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species
Statement of responsibility
Paul and Anne Ehrlich
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the problem of disappearing species and analyzes the causes of the accelerated rate of extinction and what can be done to halt the trend
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ehrlich, Paul R
Dewey number
333.95
Index
index present
LC call number
QH75
LC item number
.E36
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ehrlich, Anne H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature conservation
  • Ecology
  • Endangered species
  • Extinct animals
  • Animaux disparus
  • Espèces en danger
  • Nature
  • Écologie
  • Nature
  • Écologie
  • Espèces en danger
  • Animaux disparus
  • Ecology
  • Endangered species
  • Extinct animals
  • Nature conservation
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Ecology
  • Conservation of natural resources
Label
Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul and Anne Ehrlich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
pt. 1. Introduction. Should we mourn the dinosaurs? -- The origin of species, and their extinction -- pt. 2. Why should we care? Compassion, esthetics, fascination, and ethics -- Direct economic benefits of preserving species -- Indirect benefits : life-support systems -- pt. 3. How are species endangered by humanity? Direct endangering -- Indirect endangering -- pt. 4. What are we doing and what can we do? The politics of extinction -- Zoos, reserves, and presentation : the tactics of conservation -- The strategy of conservation
Control code
ocm07196798
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780394513126
Lccn
80006036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780394513126
  • (OCoLC)07196798
Label
Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species, Paul and Anne Ehrlich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
pt. 1. Introduction. Should we mourn the dinosaurs? -- The origin of species, and their extinction -- pt. 2. Why should we care? Compassion, esthetics, fascination, and ethics -- Direct economic benefits of preserving species -- Indirect benefits : life-support systems -- pt. 3. How are species endangered by humanity? Direct endangering -- Indirect endangering -- pt. 4. What are we doing and what can we do? The politics of extinction -- Zoos, reserves, and presentation : the tactics of conservation -- The strategy of conservation
Control code
ocm07196798
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780394513126
Lccn
80006036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780394513126
  • (OCoLC)07196798

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