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The AmazonWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Amazon: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mark J. Plotkin

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569511
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190668297.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190668297
The Amazon is a land of superlatives. The complex ecosystem covers an area about the size of the continental U.S. The Amazon River discharges 57 million gallons of water per second--in two ... More
Invasive SpeciesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Daniel Simberloff

Published in Print: 
10 October 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570098
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199922017.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199922017
Invasive species come in all sizes, from plant pathogens like the chestnut blight in eastern North America, to the red imported fire ant that has spread throughout the South, the predatory ... More
OverfishingWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570036
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199798131
Over the past twenty years considerable public attention has been focused on the decline of marine fisheries, the sustainability of world fish production, and the impacts of fishing on ... More

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