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The Work of Nature How the Diversity of Life Sustains Us

By: Yvonne Baskin
263 pages, Illus
Publisher: Island Press
The Work of Nature
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  • The Work of Nature ISBN: 9781559635202 Paperback Aug 1998 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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An examination of the threats posed to humanity by the loss of biodiversity. Noted science writer Baskin summarizes and explains the key findings from the ecological sciences, highlighting examples from around the world where shifts in species have affected the provision of clean air, pure water, fertile soils, lush landscapes, and stable natural communities.

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The web of life; the keystone club - who's important; community ties; water - the essence of life; the vitality of the soil; of plants and productivity; the power to shape the land; climate and atmosphere; do we still need nature?

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By: Yvonne Baskin
263 pages, Illus
Publisher: Island Press
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