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Title:The Last Extinction
Price:AUD$12.95 (about USD$10.10)
Item ID:P002-0001142
Publisher:Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts, USA, 1986
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st

208 pages. This book is in very good or better condition and an excellent copy. Former library book with some marks etc. The dust jacket has been protected by a clear plastic cover. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in tight, straight condition. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: Who do we want to share the world with?The most widespread mass species extinction since the one that carried off the dinosaurs is currently going on around us. What distinguishes the present extinction from those left in the fossil record is that we are both its cause and its potential victims."The six essays in 'The Last Extinction' are united by the authors' passionate commitment to preserving the natural diversity of the earth's myriad plant and animal species.... As this book demonstrates, when we kill these other species, we kill a bit of ourselves."- Dorian Sagan, "New York Times Book Review"The essays and their authors are: Why the Ark is Sinking, Les Kaufman. Mass Extinctions: New Answers, New Questions, David Jablonski. The Amazon: Paradise Lost? Ghillian T. Prance. Vanishing Species in Our Own Backyard, James D. Williams and Ronald M. Nowak. Riders of the Last Ark, Thomas J. Foose. Life in the Next Millennium - Who Will Be Left in Earth's Community? David Ehrenfeld.Les Kaufman is a Research Scientist and Curator of Education at the New England Aquarium. Kenneth Mallory is editor of the Aquarium's journal, "Aquasphere. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Environmental Conservation & Protection, Environmental Science, Ecology; ISBN: 0262111152. ISBN/EAN: 9780262111157. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0001142.
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