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The challenge of extinction by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Hillside, N.J., U.S.A .
Written in English


  • Biological diversity conservation -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Species diversity -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Extinction (Biology) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Deforestation -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Extinction (Biology),
  • Extinct animals.,
  • Rare animals.,
  • Deforestation -- Environmental aspects.

Book details:

About the Edition

Focuses on the scientific, technological, and social impacts of plant and animal extinction.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 60) and index.

StatementDorothy Hinshaw Patent.
SeriesEnvironmental issues series, Environmental issues series (Hillside, N.J.)
LC ClassificationsQH75 .P36 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1851715M
ISBN 100894902687
LC Control Number90003288

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