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The Resource Saving a million species : extinction risk from climate change, edited by Lee Hannah

Saving a million species : extinction risk from climate change, edited by Lee Hannah

Label
Saving a million species : extinction risk from climate change
Title
Saving a million species
Title remainder
extinction risk from climate change
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lee Hannah
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The research paper "Extinction Risk from Climate Change" published in the journal Nature in January 2004 created front-page headlines around the world. The notion that climate change could drive more than a million species to extinction captured both the popular imagination and the attention of policy-makers, and provoked an unprecedented round of scientific critique. _ Saving a Million Species reconsiders the central question of that paper: How many species may perish as a result of climate change and associated threats? Leaders from a range of disciplines synthesize the literature, refine the original estimates, and elaborate the conservation and policy implications. The book: *examines the initial extinction risk estimates of the original paper, subsequent critiques, and the media *and policy impact of this unique study *presents evidence of extinctions from climate change from different time frames in the past *explores extinctions documented in the contemporary record *sets forth new risk estimates for future climate change *considers the conservation and policy implications of the estimates. Saving a Million Species offers a clear explanation of the science behind the headline-grabbing estimates for conservationists, researchers, teachers, students, and policy-makers. It is a critical resource for helping those working to conserve biodiversity take on the rapidly advancing and evolving global stressor of climate change-the most important issue in conservation biology today, and the one for which we are least prepared"--
  • "How many species may perish as a result of climate change and other associated threats? Saving a Million Species addresses this question. Leaders from relevant disciplines synthesize the literature, refine the original estimates, and elaborate the conservation and policy implications. The ultimate goal of this book is to suggest ways to stem a wave of extinctions due to climate change. By understanding the drivers and magnitude of change, policymakers and conservationists should gain critical insights into effective responses"--Provided by publisher
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC902.9
LC item number
.S28 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QC902.9
NAL item number
.S28 2012
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hannah, Lee Jay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Global warming
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • Climatic changes
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Global warming
  • Electronic books
Label
Saving a million species : extinction risk from climate change, edited by Lee Hannah
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5822/978-1-61091-182-5
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
  • The use and misuse of species-area relationships in predicting climate driven extinction
  • John Harte and Justin Kitzes
  • First extinctions on land
  • Sarah K. McMenamin and Lee Hannah
  • Global warming and widespread coral mortality : evidence of first coral reef extinctions
  • Peter W. Glynn
  • Extinction risk at high latitudes
  • Eric Post and Jedediah Brodie
  • Extinctions in deep time
  • Peter J. Mayhew
  • Are a million species at risk?
  • Terrestrial ecosystem response to climate change during the Paleogene
  • William C. Clyde and Rebecca LeCain
  • Quaternary extinctions and their link to climate change
  • Barry W. Brook and Anthony D. Barnosky
  • Quaternary tropical plant extinction : a paleoecological perspective from the Neotropics
  • Mark B. Bush and Nicole A.S. Mosblech
  • Every species is an insect (or nearly so) : on insects, climate change, extinction, and the biological unknown
  • Robert R. Dunn and Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Extinction risk from climate change in tropical forests
  • Yadvinder Malhi
  • Lee Hannah
  • Coral reefs, climate change, and mass extinction
  • Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
  • Extinction risk in a changing ocean
  • Benjamin S. Halpern and Carrie V. Kappel
  • Climate change and freshwater fauna extinction risk
  • N. LeRoy Poff, Julian D. Olden, and David L. Strayer
  • Climate change impacts on species interactions : assessing the threat of cascading extinctions
  • Lesley Hughes
  • Strategies for reducing extinction risk under a changing climate
  • Jessica J. Hellmann, Vicky J. Meretsky, and Jason S. McLachlan
  • First estimates of extinction risk from climate change
  • Saving a million species
  • Lee Hannah
  • Chris D. Thomas
  • Climate change, extinction risk, and public policy
  • Jonathan Mawdsley, Guy Midgley, and Lee Hannah
  • Refining risk estimates using models
  • Alison Cameron
Control code
ocn777548499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 417 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610911825
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.5822/978-1-61091-182-5
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4F863812-278D-4864-BE4F-3BC5CA6B70F8
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o777548499
  • (OCoLC)777548499
Label
Saving a million species : extinction risk from climate change, edited by Lee Hannah
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5822/978-1-61091-182-5
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
  • The use and misuse of species-area relationships in predicting climate driven extinction
  • John Harte and Justin Kitzes
  • First extinctions on land
  • Sarah K. McMenamin and Lee Hannah
  • Global warming and widespread coral mortality : evidence of first coral reef extinctions
  • Peter W. Glynn
  • Extinction risk at high latitudes
  • Eric Post and Jedediah Brodie
  • Extinctions in deep time
  • Peter J. Mayhew
  • Are a million species at risk?
  • Terrestrial ecosystem response to climate change during the Paleogene
  • William C. Clyde and Rebecca LeCain
  • Quaternary extinctions and their link to climate change
  • Barry W. Brook and Anthony D. Barnosky
  • Quaternary tropical plant extinction : a paleoecological perspective from the Neotropics
  • Mark B. Bush and Nicole A.S. Mosblech
  • Every species is an insect (or nearly so) : on insects, climate change, extinction, and the biological unknown
  • Robert R. Dunn and Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Extinction risk from climate change in tropical forests
  • Yadvinder Malhi
  • Lee Hannah
  • Coral reefs, climate change, and mass extinction
  • Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
  • Extinction risk in a changing ocean
  • Benjamin S. Halpern and Carrie V. Kappel
  • Climate change and freshwater fauna extinction risk
  • N. LeRoy Poff, Julian D. Olden, and David L. Strayer
  • Climate change impacts on species interactions : assessing the threat of cascading extinctions
  • Lesley Hughes
  • Strategies for reducing extinction risk under a changing climate
  • Jessica J. Hellmann, Vicky J. Meretsky, and Jason S. McLachlan
  • First estimates of extinction risk from climate change
  • Saving a million species
  • Lee Hannah
  • Chris D. Thomas
  • Climate change, extinction risk, and public policy
  • Jonathan Mawdsley, Guy Midgley, and Lee Hannah
  • Refining risk estimates using models
  • Alison Cameron
Control code
ocn777548499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 417 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610911825
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.5822/978-1-61091-182-5
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4F863812-278D-4864-BE4F-3BC5CA6B70F8
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o777548499
  • (OCoLC)777548499

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