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In Ghost Bears, R. Edward Grumbine looks at the implications of the widespread loss of biological diversity, and explains why our species-centered approach to environmental protection will ultimately fail. Using the fate of the endangered grizzly bear — the "ghost bear" — to explore the causes and effects of species loss and habitat destruction, Grumbine presents a clear and inviting introduction to the biodiversity crisis and to the new science of conservation biology.

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Using the fate of the endangered grizzly bear--the "ghost bear"--to explore the causes and effects of species loss and habitat destruction, Grumbine presents a clear and inviting introduction to the biodiveristy crisis and to the new science of conservation biology.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-274) and index.

About the Author

R. Edward Grumbine is former Director of the Sierra Institute, University of California Extension, Santa Cruz.

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ISBN:
9781559631518
Foreword:
Soule, Michael E.
Author:
Soule, Michael E.
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Author:
Grumbine, R. Edward
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Michael E. Soul
Publisher:
Island Press
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Biological diversity
Subject:
Environmental ethics
Subject:
Biological diversity conservation
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Biodiversity conservation - Philosophy
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Nature Studies-World Wildlife
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
314
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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