By David A. Burney
Using Kaua‘i as an ecological prototype and drawing at the author’s adventures in Madagascar, Mauritius, and different interesting locales, Burney examines hugely pertinent theories approximately present threats to endangered species, recovery of ecosystems, and the way humans can interact to fix environmental harm somewhere else in the world. fascinating illustrations, together with a reconstruction of the traditional ecological panorama of Kaua‘i through the artist Julian Hume, provide an attractive window into the ecological marvels of over again. a desirable experience tale of 1 man’s lifestyles in paleoecology, again to the longer term within the Caves of Kaua‘i finds the excitement—and occasional frustrations—of a profession spent exploring what the earlier can let us know concerning the future.
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