Green equilibrium : the vital balance of humans and nature /

In Green Equilibrium, Christopher Wills explains the rules by which ecosystems maintain a diversity of interdependent species, in particular the balance of predators and prey. Wills is both an eminent academic and a hugely experienced field-biologist. In presenting the concept of 'green equilib...

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Main Author: Wills, Christopher.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
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Summary:In Green Equilibrium, Christopher Wills explains the rules by which ecosystems maintain a diversity of interdependent species, in particular the balance of predators and prey. Wills is both an eminent academic and a hugely experienced field-biologist. In presenting the concept of 'green equilibrium', he draws on a fascinating range of examples, including coral reefs off the densely populated Philippines, the isolated and densely forested valleys of Papua New Guinea, thechanging Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, and a Californian ranch being allowed to return to a wild state. In each case he assesse.
Physical Description:1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780191654190
0191654191
9781299132900
1299132901