The diversity of life / Edward O. Wilson.

Published
  • London : Penguin 2001
Physical description
xxii, 406 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
ISBN
  • 014029161X
ISRC
  • 33918808
Notes
  • Previous ed.: U.S.: Belknap, 1992; London: Allen Lane, 1992.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992
Contents
  • Incomplete contents Violent Nature, Resilient Life: Storm over the Amazon, Krakatau, The Great Extinctions; Biodiversity Rising: The Fundamental Unit; New Species; The Forces of Evolution; Adaptive Radiation; The Unexplored Biosphere; The Creation of Ecosystems; Biodiversity Reaches the Peak; The Human Impact: The Life and Death of Species, Biodiversity Threatened, Unmined Riches, Resolution, The Environmental Ethic, Notes.
Genre
  • still image
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • In this book, the author describes how the species of the world became diverse, and why the threat to this diversity today is beyond the scope of anything we have known previously.
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