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First Ecology

First Ecology

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by Dr Alan N Beeby, Dr Anne-Maria Brennan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412630605

ISBN-13: 9780412630606

Pub. Date: 06/15/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

How much do we know about the living world and our impact upon it? Enough to make effective predictions about its future? This volume explores key scientific concepts underlying ecology and presents the story of environmental change from a human perspective, dealing with sustainability, biodiversity, extinction rates and global warming. In a form which is

Overview

How much do we know about the living world and our impact upon it? Enough to make effective predictions about its future? This volume explores key scientific concepts underlying ecology and presents the story of environmental change from a human perspective, dealing with sustainability, biodiversity, extinction rates and global warming. In a form which is accessible to both the scientific and non-scientific reader, the text shows how ecological principles are crucial to the understanding of the world and have shaped our own evolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412630606
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/15/1997
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Origins. 2. Species. 3. Populations. 4. Interactions. 5. Systems. 6. Balances. 7. Communities. 8. Scales. 9. Checks.

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