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Escape From Extinction

By: A Kitchener and K Charlesworth

48 pages, Col & b/w illus

The Stationery Office (TSO)

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #28804 | ISBN: 0114951225
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About this book

Lively cartoon presentation of the facts of extinction, particularly covering: the differences between early and modern records on fossils, why extinction happened, and remedies and possible re-introduction schemes.


Contents

What is extinction?; Natural extinctions; Mass extinctions; Paradise lost; Modern extinctions; Still disappearing; Plague, pestilence and poison; Homeless and hungry; Increasing extinctions; Who's next?; Remedies; Living together; Prevention is better than cure; What can WE do?

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