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By Collins, James P.; Crump, Martha L.; Lovejoy, Thomas E., III
Since the 1990s there has been an extraordinary decline and extinction of amphibian populations worldwide. 'Extinction in Our Times' unravels the mystery of amphibian biodiversity loss by exploring possible causes such as commercial exploitation, competition and predation by exot ...
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By Friel, Howard; Foreword by Lovejoy, Thomas E., III
Offering a major assessment of leading climate-change skeptic Bjorn Lomborg, the author deconstructs the Danish statistician's claim that global warming is 'no catastrophe' by exposing the systematic misrepresentations and partial accounting that are at the core of climate skepti ...
Edited by Skelly, David K.; Post, David M.; Smith, Melinda D.; Foreword by Lovejoy, Thomas E., III; By Hutchinson, G. Evelyn
During the twentieth century, ecology evolved from a collection of natural history facts to a rigorous, analytical discipline with a rich body of theory. No single person is more responsible for this change than G Evelyn Hutchinson. This collection of selected writings presents H ...
Edited by Peters, Robert L.; Lovejoy, Thomas E., III
Global warming could cause profound disruption of natural ecosystems. This book discusses the consequences of global warming for ecosystems. The authors describe the responses of animals and plants to previous climate changes and the interactions between various environmental com ...
Edited by Bierregaard, Richard, Jr.; Gascon, Claude; Lovejoy, Thomas E., III; Mesquita, Rita; Foreword by Wilson, Edward O.
This text presents the results of the a long-running and comprehensive study of forest fragmentation, the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP) in central Amazonia. The study includes baseline data from before isolation from continuous forest took place.
Edited by Lovejoy, Thomas E., III; Hannah, Lee
Discusses what is now known about the effects of climate change on the natural world. This book examines trends in and projections about climate change; ways that particular organisms are responding to climate change; conservation challenges, including social and policy issues; a ...
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