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              Books by Edward O. Wilson

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              Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration
               

              Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Holldobler, Bert; Wilson, Edward O.; Hoelldobler, Bert

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              This text, based on two scientists' lifelong observations, provides an account of the social structure and evolutionary achievement of these remarkable insects. It covers topics including co-operation, reproduction, hunting, and building of temperature-controlled nests.

              ISBN 9780674485266
              Released NZ 15 Jul 1998
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Biodiversity II: Understanding and Protecting Our Biological Resources

              Biodiversity II: Understanding and Protecting Our Biological Resources (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Academy of Sciences, National; Henry Press, Joseph; Edited by Reaka-Kudla, Marjorie L.; Wilson, Don E.; Wilson, Edward O.

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              Explores strategies for quantifying, understanding, and protecting biodiversity. This volume describes an understanding of how megacenters of diversity are formed, maintained, and lost; what can be learned from mounting bird extinctions; and how conservation efforts for neotropic...al primates have fared.
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              ISBN 9780309055840
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1997
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              Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States
                

              Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States (Hardback)

              Edited by Stein, Bruce A.; Kutner, Lynn S.; Adams, Jonathan S.; Foreword by Wilson, Edward O.

              The United States harbours an array of ecosystems which in turn sustain a variety of plant and animal life. This illustrated volume considers how species and ecosystems are faring, what is threatening them, and what is needed to protect the United States' remaining natural herita...ge.
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              ISBN 9780195125191
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2000
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Biographical Memoirs: Volume 57

              Biographical Memoirs: Volume 57 (Hardback)

              By Academy of Sciences, National; of the Home Secretary, Office; Wilson, Edward O.

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              Contains the biographies of deceased members of the National Academy of Sciences and bibliographies of their works. Each biographical essay was written by a member of the Academy familiar with the professional career of the deceased. A cumulative index for the 57 volumes is also ...included.
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              ISBN 9780309037297
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1987
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Series Biographical Memoirs: A Series
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              The Diversity of Life
                

              The Diversity of Life (EPUB ebook)

              By Wilson, Edward O.

              Tells the great story of how life on earth evolved. This work describes how the species of the world became diverse, and why the threat to this diversity is beyond the scope of anything we have known before. It also addresses the explosion of the field of conservation biology and... takes a look at the work still to be done.
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              ISBN 9780141931739
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              Released NZ 26 Apr 2001
              Publisher Penguin
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              Series Penguin Press Science
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              James Lovelock et al. The Earth and I

              James Lovelock et al. The Earth and I (Hardback)

              Edited by Lovelock, James; Illustrated by Hudson, Jack; Contributions by Rees, Martin; Wilson, Edward O.; Randall, Lisa

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              In The Earth and I, scientist, inventor, and pioneering environmentalist James Lovelock brings together a richly illustrated collection of essays on earth and human science from 12 of today's leading thinkers. From stars to cells, quantum theory to capitalism, ancient fossils to ...Artificial Intelligence, this book delivers a holistic...
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              ISBN 9783836551113
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2016
              Publisher Taschen
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              Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences
               

              Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences (Hardback)

              Edited by Carroll, Joseph; McAdams, Dan P.; Wilson, Edward O.

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              Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences explores the meaning of consilience and considers the unity of human evolution, human nature, social dynamics, art, and narrative.

              ISBN 9780190231217
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2016
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              The Meaning of Human Existence

              The Meaning of Human Existence (Hardback)

              By Wilson, Edward O.

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              Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species.

              ISBN 9780871401007
              Released NZ 27 Oct 2014
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
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              Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest
               

              Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest (Hardback)

              Edited by Bierregaard, Richard, Jr.; Gascon, Claude; Lovejoy, Thomas E., III; Mesquita, Rita; Foreword by Wilson, Edward O.

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              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.

              ISBN 9780300084832
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2001
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City

              Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City (Hardback)

              By Wilson, Edward O.; Harris, Alex

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              From this historic collaboration between a beloved naturalist and a great American photographer emerges a South we ve never encountered before.

              ISBN 9780871404701
              Released NZ 8 Oct 2012
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
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