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By Nicholas V. C. Polunin

ISBN-10: 0521833272

ISBN-13: 9780521833271

situation approximately destiny offers of unpolluted water to society, to satisfy the total diversity of human wishes, now comes very excessive at the precedence record of worldwide societal concerns. An overarching factor, which this ebook addresses, is whether or not international weather swap is a dominant driving force of switch within the constitution and serve as of all typical water-based ecosystems, or even if direct human inhabitants progress and sped up intake are enjoying an equivalent or higher function. This e-book divides the entire aquatic realm into 21 ecosystems, from these on land (both saline and clean water) to these of the open and deep oceans. It attracts at the realizing of best ecologists to summarize the country and sure through the yr 2025 of every of the ecosystems. Written for educational researchers and environmental execs, the purpose is to place the weather switch debate right into a broader context as a foundation for conservation technological know-how and planning.

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