Half-earth

Half-earth

Our Planet's Fight for Life

eBook - 2016
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"In order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet, says Edward O. Wilson in his most impassioned book to date. Half-Earth argues that the situation facing us is too large to be solved piecemeal and proposes a solution commensurate with the magnitude of the problem: dedicate fully half the surface of the Earth to nature."--Amazon.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ♭2016
ISBN: 9781631490835
1631490834
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (259 pages) : illustrations

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Sep 13, 2017

Far from the author's best, but still worth a read.

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Jul 30, 2016

With wise and understated passion is this book written; some enthusiasm, and much sadness as well. It describes numerous creatures and their ecosystems, explains environmental destruction - its types, causes, and effects - and suggests what we can do about it, and why its important, without giving in to anthropocentrism.

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