The annihilation of nature human extinction of birds and mammals by Gerardo Ceballos

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Subjects:

  • Rare mammals,
  • Extinction (Biology),
  • Nature,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Rare birds,
  • Effect of human beings on

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185) and index.

Book details

StatementGerardo Ceballos, Anne H. Ehrlich, and Paul R. Ehrlich ; with original art by Ding Li Yong
ContributionsEhrlich, Anne H., author, Ehrlich, Paul R., author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGF75 .C43 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 191 pages
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27191376M
ISBN 101421417189
ISBN 109781421417189
LC Control Number2014041105
OCLC/WorldCa907584984

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