Saving a Million Species [electronic resource] : Extinction Risk from Climate Change / edited by Lee Hannah
- Hannah, Lee Jay
- Washington, DC : Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- XII, 420 pages : digital
- Additional Creators:
- SpringerLink (Online service)
- 1. Are a Million Species at Risk? -- 2. First Estimates of Extinction Risk from Climate Change -- 3. Climate Change, Extinction Risk, and Public Policy -- 4. Refining Risk Estimates Using Models -- 5. The Use and Misuse of Species-Area Relationships in Predicting Climate-Driven Extinction -- 6. First Extinctions on Land -- 7. Global Warming and Widespread Coral Mortality: Evidence of First Coral Reef Extinctions -- 8. Extinction Risk at High Latitudes -- 9. Extinctions in Deep Time -- 10. Terrestrial Ecosystem Response to Climate Change during the Paleogene -- 11. Quaternary Extinctions and Their Link to Climate Change -- 12. Quaternary Tropical Plant Extinction: A Paleoecological Perspective from the Neotropics -- 13. Every Species Is an Insect (or Nearly So): On Insects, Climate Change, Extinction, and the Biological Unknown -- 14. Extinction Risk from Climate Change in Tropical Forests -- 15. Coral Reefs, Climate Change, and Mass Extinction -- 16. Extinction Risk in a Changing Ocean -- 17. Climate Change and Freshwater Fauna Extinction Risk -- 18. Climate Change Impacts on Species Interactions: Assessing the Threat of Cascading Extinctions -- 19. Strategies for Reducing Extinction Risk under a Changing Climate -- 20. Saving a Million Species.
- Saving a Million Species examines the question, how many species will perish as a result of climate change and associated threats? Written by leaders from a range of disciplines, it offers detailed, clear explanations that synthesize the literature and elaborate on the conservation and policy implications of climate change science.
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