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Melina Laverty - Biodiversity 101 - 9780313341205 - V9780313341205
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Biodiversity 101

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Description for Biodiversity 101 Hardback. Provides readers of different abilities with an accessible summary of the ideas, people, and impact of the fields of scientific research. Series: Science 101. Num Pages: 220 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; RNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 454.
What should the average person know about science? Because science is so central to life in the 21st century, science educators and other leaders of the scientific community believe that it is essential that everyone understand the basic concepts of the most vital and far-reaching disciplines. Biodiversity 101 does exactly that. This accessible volume provides readers—whether students new to the field or just interested members of the lay public—with the essential ideas of the origins of humans using a minimum of jargon and mathematics. Concepts are introduced in a progressive order so that more complicated ideas build on simpler ones, ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
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Science 101
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About Melina Laverty
MELINA F. LAVERTY is a marine biologist, and former Senior Program Officer at the American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. She is currently completing her law degree at the University of Toronto. ELEANOR J. STERLING is the Director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History, as well as ... Read more

Reviews for Biodiversity 101
The series introduces general readers and new science students to the basics of various branches of physical science. The standard format includes simple concepts leading to more complex ones, a glossary without pronunciation, and an annotated bibliography of print and nonprint sources. Here four professionals currently or formerly with the American Museum of Natural History explain what biodiversity is, where ... Read more

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