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Main Title Saving a Million Species Extinction Risk from Climate Change / [electronic resource] :
Author Hannah, Lee.
Publisher Island Press/Center for Resource Economics,
Year Published 2012
Call Number QC902.8-903.2
ISBN 9781610911825
Subjects Environmental sciences ; Ecology ; Conservation biology ; Climatic changes ; Nature Conservation ; Sustainable development
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation XII, 420p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
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.