Could more than a million species disappear in the 21st century?
Written by a leading scientist in the field, Driven to Extinction draws upon fascinating case studies from around the world, providing balanced and well-reasoned insight into the potential impacts of climate change on the diversity of life.
Richard Pearson focuses on the science of the issue, revealing what has happened as well as what is likely to happen to some of the world's weirdest and most wonderful species as global temperatures continue to rise.
About the Author
Richard Pearson is a scientist at the American Museum of Natural History with a PhD from Oxford University on the impacts of climate change on biodiversity. His research has been funded by grants from NASA and the National Science Foundation and his findings have been widely published in scientific journals,including Nature.
Series: American Museum of Natural History
Number Of Pages: 263
Published: 1st March 2011
Publisher: STERLING PUB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.91 x 2.362
Weight (kg): 0.49