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Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology and Evolution

By: Alan C Ziegler

477 pages, 42 colour & 114 b/w photos and illustrations, 20 maps, tables

University of Hawaii Press

Hardback | Jan 1993 | #127044 | ISBN: 0824821904
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NHBS Price: £56.50 $69/€63 approx

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Traces the natural history of the Hawaiian Archipelago and focuses on specific topics such as island formation by plate tectonics, plant and animal evolution, flightless birds and their fossil sites, Polynesian migrational history and ecology, the effects of humans and exotic animals on the environment, current conservation efforts, and the contributions of the many naturalists who visited the islands over the centuries and the stories behind their discoveries.

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