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Cycles of Life Civilization and the Biosphere

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By: Vaclav Smil
221 pages, Col photos, illus
Cycles of Life
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  • Cycles of Life ISBN: 9780716760399 Paperback Nov 2000 Out of Print #118308
  • Cycles of Life ISBN: 9780716750796 Hardback Feb 1997 Out of Print #64533
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Describes how biospheric cycles work, how we interfere in their natural flows, and how we could moderate or avert further deterioration.


Biosphere and elements of life; putting life into cycles; how the cycles work; stages of human interference; elusive understanding; cycles and civilisation; epilogue; further reading; sources of illustrations.

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Out of Print
By: Vaclav Smil
221 pages, Col photos, illus
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