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A Place Like No Other Discovering the Secrets of Serengeti

Biography / Memoir Coming Soon
By: Anthony RE Sinclair(Author)
232 pages, 47 b/w illustrations
A Place Like No Other
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  • A Place Like No Other ISBN: 9780691222332 Hardback Nov 2021 Available for pre-order : Due Nov 2021
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With its rich biodiversity, astounding wildlife, and breathtaking animal migrations, Serengeti is like no other ecosystem on the planet. A Place Like No Other is Anthony Sinclair's firsthand account of how he and other scientists discovered the biological principles that regulate life in Serengeti and how they rule all of the natural world.

When Sinclair first began studying this spectacular ecosystem in 1965, a host of questions confronted him. What environmental features make its annual migration possible? What determines the size of animal populations and the stunning diversity of species? What factors enable Serengeti to endure over time? In the five decades that followed, Sinclair and others sought answers. What they learned is that seven principles of regulation govern all natural processes in the Serengeti ecosystem. Sinclair shows how these principles can help us to understand and overcome the challenges facing Serengeti today, and how they can be used to repair damaged habitats throughout the world.

Blending vivid storytelling with invaluable scientific insights from Sinclair's pioneering fieldwork in Africa, A Place Like No Other reveals how Serengeti holds timely lessons for the restoration and conservation of our vital ecosystems.

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Anthony R. E. Sinclair is a professor emeritus of zoology at the University of British Columbia and one of the world's leading Serengeti researchers. His books include Serengeti Story: Life and Science in the World's Greatest Wildlife Region.

Rene Beyers is a research associate in the Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia.

Biography / Memoir Coming Soon
By: Anthony RE Sinclair(Author)
232 pages, 47 b/w illustrations
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"A concise and highly accessible account by one of the world's greatest ecologists. Sinclair shows how Serengeti has been a testing ground for fundamental ideas about how ecosystems work, and how we can use this knowledge to conserve Serengeti and guide the revival of ecosystems that have been devastated by human activities."
– Robert Pringle, Princeton University

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