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The Resource Fragile web : what next for nature?, edited by Jonathan Silvertown ; authors, Joanna Freeland ... [et al.]

Fragile web : what next for nature?, edited by Jonathan Silvertown ; authors, Joanna Freeland ... [et al.]

Label
Fragile web : what next for nature?
Title
Fragile web
Title remainder
what next for nature?
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jonathan Silvertown ; authors, Joanna Freeland ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Making clear why the future of biodiversity matters, this book unites a team of international experts to explore the wonder of the natural world. This book explains what biodiversity is and explores its evolution. It discusses the importance of the world's ecosystems and how directly or indirectly humans are responsible for the fate of nature
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
577
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.15.B56
LC item number
F73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Silvertown, Jonathan W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecology
  • Environmental degradation
Label
Fragile web : what next for nature?, edited by Jonathan Silvertown ; authors, Joanna Freeland ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published by the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, in association with the Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes."
Bar code
31223094343986
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of biodiversity -- Biodiversity and us -- Life's long and chequered career -- Evolution's atlas -- What is a species? -- Genes, genes, genes -- Ecology: function -- The web of nature -- What has biodiversity ever done for us? -- Valued landscapes -- Nature in the city -- Life in freshwater -- Fate: threats and solutions -- Going, going, gone: the sixth extinction -- The exhaustible sea -- Climate change -- Invasion planet Earth -- What next for nature?
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780226757810
Lccn
2010007697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 531718902
  • (OCoLC)531718902
Label
Fragile web : what next for nature?, edited by Jonathan Silvertown ; authors, Joanna Freeland ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
"First published by the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, in association with the Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes."
Bar code
31223094343986
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of biodiversity -- Biodiversity and us -- Life's long and chequered career -- Evolution's atlas -- What is a species? -- Genes, genes, genes -- Ecology: function -- The web of nature -- What has biodiversity ever done for us? -- Valued landscapes -- Nature in the city -- Life in freshwater -- Fate: threats and solutions -- Going, going, gone: the sixth extinction -- The exhaustible sea -- Climate change -- Invasion planet Earth -- What next for nature?
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780226757810
Lccn
2010007697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 531718902
  • (OCoLC)531718902

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