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Half-earth : our planet's fight for life / Edward O. Wilson.

Wilson, Edward O., author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781631490828
  • ISBN: 1631490826
  • Physical Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Half-Earth concludes Edward O. Wilson's trilogy begun by The social conquest of Earth and The meaning of Earth's existence.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-226) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The problem. The world ends, twice ; Humanity needs a biosphere ; How much biodiversity survives today? ; An elegy for the rhinos ; Apocalypses now ; Are we as gods? ; Why extinction is accelerating ; The impact of climate change : land, sea, and air ; The most dangerous worldview -- The real living world. Conservation science ; The Lord God species ; The unknown webs of life ; The wholly different aqueous world ; The invisible empire ; The best places in a biosphere ; History redefined -- The solution. The awakening ; Restoration ; Half-earth : how to save the biosphere ; Threading the bottleneck ; What must be done.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Nature conservation.
Endangered species.
Wildlife conservation.
Environmental degradation.

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