Resurrection Science

Author: M. R. O'Connor
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466879327
Size: 80.32 MB
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Each chapter in this beautifully written book focuses on a unique species--from the charismatic northern white rhinoceros to the infamous passenger pigeon--and the people entwined in the animals' fates.

How To Clone A Mammoth

Author: Beth Shapiro
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865484
Size: 17.69 MB
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The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro, evolutionary biologist and pioneer in "ancient DNA" research, walks readers through the astonishing and controversial process of de-extinction.

Killing The Koala And Poisoning The Prairie

Author: Corey J. A. Bradshaw
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022627067X
Size: 32.84 MB
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This book provides a vital opportunity to learn from both countries’ leading environmental thinkers and to heed their call for a way forward together.

Bring Back The King

Author: Helen Pilcher
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472912284
Size: 10.42 MB
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READ THIS BOOK – the King commands it.

Wild Things Wild Places

Author: Jane Alexander
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385354371
Size: 45.47 MB
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In Wild Things, Wild Places actress, author, and conservationist Jane Alexander offers a moving first-hand assessment of what is being done to help the planet’s most at risk animals.

Game Changer

Author: Glen Martin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520266269
Size: 63.44 MB
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Assesses the rising influence of the animal rights movement in Africa to find that the policies championed by animal welfare groups could lead paradoxically to the elimination of the very species that are the most cherished.

Great Feuds In Medicine

Author: Hal Hellman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471347574
Size: 23.74 MB
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From William Harvey’s 17th-century battle with the medical establishment over his discovery that blood circulates and Jonas Salk’s legendary fight with Albert Sabin over polio vaccinations (a fight Salk ultimately lost) to the nasty ...

Wildlife Heroes

Author: Julie Scardina
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0762445165
Size: 31.12 MB
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With one-third of known species being threatened with extinction, wildlife conservationists are some of the most important heroes on the planet, and Wildlife Heroes profiles the work of 40 of the leading conservationists and the animals and ...

A Gap In Nature

Author: Tim Fridtjof Flannery
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
ISBN: 9780871137975
Size: 73.14 MB
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Introduces the many animal species that became extinct over the past five centuries as the result of European expansion into various parts of the world, including the great auk, Carolina parakeet, thylacine, and passenger pigeon.

The Last Unicorn

Author: William deBuys
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316232882
Size: 54.48 MB
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In the tradition of Bruce Chatwin, Colin Thubron, and Peter Matthiessen, The Last Unicorn chronicles deBuys's journey deep into one of the world's most remote places.