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Title Life counts : cataloguing life on earth / by Michael Gleich ... [et al.] ; translated by Steven Rendall ; in collaboration with UNEP, the United National Environment Programme ... [et al.].

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  591.788 L626 2002    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 284 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-279).
Contents Statisticians on safari : our methods for counting the world -- Fossils : nature's methods for counting the world -- The great chroniclers : changing reasons for studying nature -- Human censuses : changing reasons for studying human populations -- Expedition to planet Earth : the world we have yet to discover -- Extinctions : losing species before their roles are understood -- Threatened and threatening : our love-hate relationship with nature and its conservation -- Progress through catastrophes : how extinctions further evolution -- Sustainable use : a new method for protecting species -- Wild economics : calculating nature's worth -- Fair dealing : who gets nature's dividends -- Preserving diversity : the next fifty years -- Maxing out : how many people can the earth support? -- The future of life -- Humans and nature in numbers.
Subject Animal populations -- Statistics.
Animal populations -- Measurement.
Added Author Gleich, Michael.
United Nations Environment Programme.
ISBN 0871138468

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