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The Resource Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale

Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale

Label
Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face
Title
Our dying planet
Title remainder
an ecologist's view of the crisis we face
Statement of responsibility
Peter F. Sale
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sale, Peter F
Dewey number
304.2/8
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF75
LC item number
.S25 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Ecology
Label
Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-322) 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
pt. 1. Information : what we are doing to our world. Overfishing ; Removing forests ; Disrupting the ocean-atmosphere engine ; The perilous future for coral reefs -- pt. 2. Understanding : why we don't comprehend the scale of our problem. The problem of shifting baselines ; Our unrealistic belief in the balance of nature -- pt. 3. Moving forward : why it matters and what we need to do. What loss of ecological complexity means for the world ; Reducing our use of fossil fuels ; Slowing growth of the human population ; Our alternative futures
Control code
ocm696603441
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 339 pages
Isbn
9780520267565
Lccn
2010051606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)696603441
  • (Sirsi) a1098299
Label
Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face, Peter F. Sale
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-322) 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
pt. 1. Information : what we are doing to our world. Overfishing ; Removing forests ; Disrupting the ocean-atmosphere engine ; The perilous future for coral reefs -- pt. 2. Understanding : why we don't comprehend the scale of our problem. The problem of shifting baselines ; Our unrealistic belief in the balance of nature -- pt. 3. Moving forward : why it matters and what we need to do. What loss of ecological complexity means for the world ; Reducing our use of fossil fuels ; Slowing growth of the human population ; Our alternative futures
Control code
ocm696603441
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 339 pages
Isbn
9780520267565
Lccn
2010051606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)696603441
  • (Sirsi) a1098299

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