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Driven to Extinction : The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity - Richard Pearson

Driven to Extinction

The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity

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Published: 1st March 2011
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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.

A Climate for Life
Herps on Hills
To the Ends of the Earth
Out of Sync
A Global Fingerprint
Extinction Risk
Running to Keep Still
Complex Communities
Crying Wolf?
Twenty-First-Century Conservation
Index

ISBN: 9781402772238
ISBN-10: 1402772238
Series: American Museum of Natural History
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
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