Cover image for The balance of nature : ecology's enduring myth
Title:
The balance of nature : ecology's enduring myth
Author:
Kricher, John C.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xi, 237 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Why it matters -- Of what purpose are mosquitoes? -- Creating paradigms -- Ecology B.C. ("before Charles") -- Ecology A.D. ("after Darwin") -- The twentieth century : ecology comes of age -- A visit to Bodie : ecological space and time -- Ecology and evolution : process and paradigm -- Be glad to be an Earthling -- Life plays the lottery -- Why global climate is like New England weather -- Taking it from the top or the bottom -- For the love of biodiversity (and stable ecosystems?) -- Facing Marley's ghost.
ISBN:
9780691138985
Format :
Book