Island Environments in a Changing Worldby Lawrence R. Walker, Peter Bellingham
This book offers an overview of the natural and human history of island environments from early settlement to current challenges in island management.See more details below
This book offers an overview of the natural and human history of island environments from early settlement to current challenges in island management.
- Cambridge University Press
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- New Edition
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- 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Introduction to island environments and cultures; 2. The physical setting; 3. Natural disturbances on islands; 4. The plants and animals of islands; 5. Human dispersal, colonization, and early environmental impacts; 6. Intensifying human impacts on islands; 7. Islands in the modern world: 1950–2000; 8. The future of island ecosystems: remoteness lost; Glossary; Index.
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