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Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species / Paul and Anne Ehrlich.

; Ehrlich, Anne H., author
1st ed.. New York : Random House, [1981] .
ISBN 0394513126

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Other Authors Ehrlich, Anne H.,
Subjects Animaux disparus.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Endangered species.
Espèces en danger.
Extinct animals.
Nature -- Conservation.
Nature conservation.
Description xiv, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Examines the problem of disappearing species and analyzes the causes of the accelerated rate of extinction and what can be done to halt the trend.
Contents pt. 1. Introduction. Should we mourn the dinosaurs? -- The origin of species, and their extinction -- part 2. Why should we care? Compassion, esthetics, fascination, and ethics -- Direct economic benefits of preserving species -- Indirect benefits : life-support systems -- part 3. How are species endangered by humanity? Direct endangering -- Indirect endangering -- part 4. What are we doing and what can we do? The politics of extinction -- Zoos, reserves, and presentation : the tactics of conservation -- The strategy of conservation.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7196798
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ehrlich, Paul R.
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