Resurrection Science

Author: M. R. O'Connor
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466879327
Size: 20.34 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: 80.43 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: 20.96 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: 50.68 MB
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READ THIS BOOK – the King commands it.

A Gap In Nature

Author: Tim Fridtjof Flannery
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
ISBN: 9780871137975
Size: 23.75 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.

De Extinction

Author: Rebecca E. Hirsch
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 1512439029
Size: 27.73 MB
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“Nola, the Northern White Rhino, Leaves an Immeasurable Legacy through Her
Contributions to Science.” San Diego ... O'Connor, M. R. Resurrection Science:
Conservation, De-extinction and the Precarious Future of Wild Things. New York:
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We Bought A Zoo

Author: Benjamin Mee
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007283768
Size: 12.37 MB
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Chuck it all in and buy a zoo? Why not? thought Benjamin Mee, unaware of the grim living conditions, creditors and escaped big cat that lay in wait...

Great Feuds In Medicine

Author: Hal Hellman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471347574
Size: 79.24 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 ...

Game Changer

Author: Glen Martin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520266269
Size: 54.93 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.

Cloning Wild Life

Author: Carrie Friese
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081472910X
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In Cloning Wild Life, Carrie Friese posits that cloned endangered animals in zoos sit at the apex of these two trends, as humans seek a scientific solution to environmental crisis.