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Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction / Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church.

Wray, Britt, (author.). Church, George M. (George McDonald), (author of foreword.). David Suzuki Institute, (issuing body.).
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Princeton PL - Princeton 591.68 Wra (Text) 30890000663037 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 1771641649
  • ISBN: 9781771641647
  • Physical Description: ix, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Vancouver ; Greystone Books, [2017]

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General Note:
"David Suzuki Institute."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-283) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / by George Church -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: How is de-extinction done? -- Chapter 2: Why is de-extinction important? -- Chapter 3: What species are good contenders, and why? -- Chapter 4: Why recreate the woolly mammoth? -- Chapter 5: Can billions of passenger pigeons rebound, and should they? -- Chapter 6: How might we regulate this new wilderness? -- Chapter 7: Can de-extinction save species on the brink? -- Chapter 8: Is some knowledge too dangerous?
Summary, etc.:
A provocative look at the controversial new science of de-extinction and the ethical questions it raises.
Subject: Extinct animals > Cloning > Moral and ethical aspects.
Extinct vertebrates > Cloning > Moral and ethical aspects.
Rare animals > Genetic engineering > Moral and ethical aspects.
Endangered species > Genetic engineering > Moral and ethical aspects.
Wildlife reintroduction > Moral and ethical aspects.
Animal diversity conservation > Moral and ethical aspects.

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