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The shrinking world

Ilkka Hanski

The shrinking world

ecological consequences of habitat loss

by Ilkka Hanski

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Published by International Ecology Institute in Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hanski, Ilkka,
  • Ecology,
  • Habitat (Ecology),
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on,
  • Écologie,
  • Habitat (Écologie),
  • Homme -- Influence sur la nature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIlkka Hanski ; introduction (Otto Kinne).
    SeriesExcellence in ecology -- 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541 .H36 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 307 p. :
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23141960M
    LC Control Number2007476949

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