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Published: 28 May 2009

366 Pages | 30 line and 16 halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780199535095

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Holocene Extinctions

Edited by Samuel T. Turvey

  • Places extinctions in the context of contemporary problems as well as future threats and conservation issues
  • Incorporates studies from a broad range of taxonomic groups and global ecosystems, both terrestrial and marine
  • Integrates related findings from the fields of zoology, palaeontology, archaeology and geography
  • Adopts an analytical approach with the potential to inform both modern conservation planning and our understanding of deep-time species losses
  • Contributions from world leaders in the field

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