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Author Sale, Peter F

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

Publ Info Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]
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Descript x, 339 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-322) and index
Contents Information: what we are doing to our world -- Overfishing -- Removing forests -- Disrupting the ocean-atmosphere engine -- The perilous future for coral reefs -- Understanding: why we don't comprehend the scale of our problem -- The problem of shifting baselines -- Our unrealistic belief in the balance of nature -- 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 hum
LC subject Nature -- Effect of human beings on
Environmental responsibility
ISBN 9780520267565 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520267567 (cloth : alk. paper)