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Un Tejido Magico: El Bosque Tropical de Isla Barro Colorado [A Magic Web: The Tropical Forest of Barro Colorado Island]

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By: Christian Ziegler (Illustrator), Egbert Giles Leigh, Jr. (Author), María Marta Kandler (Translated by)

304 pages, colour photos

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press

Hardback | Jun 2016 | #230926 | ISBN-13: 9781935623946
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NHBS Price: £46.50 $59/€55 approx

About this book

Language: Spanish

Barro Colorado Island is the crown jewel of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the most thoroughly studied tropical rainforest on Earth. This book reveals the extreme interconnections of life in a tropical forest, with lavishly beautiful full-colour photographs. It gives an eyewitness view of the fascinating biodiversity, ecology, and evolution of tropical forests. Un Tejido Magico has particular value for scientists and environmentalists, as it offers a comprehensive review of more than 100 years of biological research of a tropical rainforest. It comprises the most important ecological and evolutionary processes that shape life in a tropical forest and contribute to its incredible diversity. Lastly, this beautiful volume clearly shows why the conservation of tropical forests are vital for Earth's future.

Summary in Spanish:
Isla de Barro Colorado es la joya de la corona del Instituto Smithsonian de Investigaciones Tropicales, y la selva tropical mas estudiado en la Tierra. Este libro revela las interconexiones extremas de la vida en un bosque tropical, con ricamente hermosas fotografias a todo color. Da una vista ocular de la fascinante biodiversidad, la ecologia y la evolucion de los bosques tropicales. Un Tejido Magico tiene un valor especial para los cientificos y los ecologistas, ya que ofrece una revision completa de mas de 100 anos de investigacion biologica de la selva tropical. Se compone de los procesos ecologicos y evolutivos mas importantes que dan forma a la vida en un bosque tropical y contribuyen a su increible diversidad. Por ultimo, este hermoso volumen muestra claramente por que la conservacion de los bosques tropicales son vitales para el futuro de la Tierra.


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