Title Biological extinction : new perspectives / edited by Partha Dasgupta, University of Cambridge, Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden, Anna L. McIvor, University of Cambridge
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Descript xxii, 442 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Partha S. Dasgupta and Peter H. Raven -- Prologue. Extinction : what it means to us / Martin Rees -- 1. Extinction in deep time : lessons from the past? / Neil Shubin -- 2. Biodiversity and global change : from creator to victim / Timothy M. Lenton -- 3. The state of the world's biodiversity / Stuart L. Pimm and Peter H. Raven -- 4. Extinction threats to life in the ocean and opportunities for their amelioration / Jenna M. Sullivan, Vanessa Constant and Jane Lubchenco -- 5. Out of the soil : soil (dark matter biodiversity) and societal 'collapses' from Mesoamerica to Mesopotamia and beyond / Timothy Beach, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach and Nicholas P. Dunning -- 6. The green revolution and crop biodiversity / Prabhu L. Pingali -- 7. Population : the current state and future prospects / John Bongaarts -- 8. Game over? : drivers of biological extinction in Africa / Calestous Juma -- 9. Why we're in the sixth great extinction and what it means to humanity / Partha S. Dasgupta and Paul R. Ehrlich -- 10. The consequences of biodiversity loss for human well-being / Charles Perrings and Ann Kinzig -- 11. Terra incognita : in search of the disconnect / Mathis Wackernagel -- 12. How do we stem biodiversity loss? / Gretchen C. Daily and Stephen Polasky -- 13. Can smart villages help to stem biodiversity loss? / Brian Heap, John Holmes and Bernie Jones -- 14. The new design condition : planetary urbanism + resource scarcity + climate change / John T. Hoal
Subject Extinction (Biology)
Evolution (Biology)
Adaptation (Biology)
Biodiversity conservation
Adaptation (Biology) fast (OCoLC)fst00796474
Evolution (Biology) fast (OCoLC)fst00917302
Extinction (Biology) fast (OCoLC)fst00918969
Alt Author Dasgupta, Partha, editor
Raven, Peter H., editor
McIvor, A., editor