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From the Publisher"This is definitely a book that can reach the lay reader, decision-makers and administrative bodies, offering a clear view of the major problems that need to be amended without delay. The professional ecologist and the island biogeographer also have much to gain … The authors have accomplished a great achievement, explaining such a broad range of concepts, processes, patterns and problems in an easy-to-follow text … Their work will become standard suggested reading for students of islands in all respective fields."
Frontiers of Biogeography
"Island Environments in a Changing World provides a handy summary of the natural history and environmental impacts of the development of each of the nine groups of islands discussed therein … [contains] useful, descriptive comparisons and an impressive list of facts about these islands."
"… Island Environments [in a Changing World] is both a textbook, providing a foundation of knowledge and information on island environmental science, and a personal exploration … it provides a fascinating journey through time and space."
Island Studies Journal
"An ample glossary … and helpful index (nearly 1,400 entries) make this work accessible to even the most inexperienced mainlander. Recommended."
G. C. Stevens, Choice