Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolution 

Life on Earth: An Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution

Edited By: Niles Eldredge

793 pages, B/w photos. figs, tabs

ABC-Clio

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #145804 | ISBN: 157607286X
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £162.00 $209/€177 approx

About this book

This 2-volume set begins with biodiversity, the complex planetary web of life that has emerged through 3 billion years of evolution. How does it work? And why is its continued health critical to the planet and to ourselves? It also features an A-Z survey which explores the ways humanity is threatening that biodiversity, from industrialisation to natural habitat destruction, from overpopulation in the developing world to an unsustainable consumer lifestyle in the West.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Sexual Selection

NHBS Price: £68.00 $88/€74 approx

Darwin in Galápagos

NHBS Price: £29.95 $39/€33 approx

Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution

NHBS Price: £33.99 $44/€37 approx

The Vital Question

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

Sewall Wright and Evolutionary Biology

NHBS Price: £27.99 $36/€31 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194