The Resource Finding higher ground : adaptation in the age of warming, Amy Seidl

Finding higher ground : adaptation in the age of warming, Amy Seidl

Label
Finding higher ground : adaptation in the age of warming
Title
Finding higher ground
Title remainder
adaptation in the age of warming
Statement of responsibility
Amy Seidl
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An ecologist takes the uniquely positive--yet realistic--position that we can adapt and persist despite the inevitable effects of climate change. In Finding Higher Ground, Amy Seidl brings us emerging stories of adaptation from both the natural world and human communities, offering examples of how ecosystems, plants, and animals are responding on behavioral and genetic levels to environmental change. Reducing our carbon footprint is vital, but climate change is already in motion. In looking at this change as an opportunity for cultural evolution, Seidl's perspective flies in the face of prevailing fatalism. While she acknowledges that some species will not make it, her overall message--backed up by current, sound science--inspires readers to move beyond loss into optimism and action"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seidl, Amy
Dewey number
578.4/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH546
LC item number
.S453 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Acclimatization
  • Plants
  • Adaptation (Biology)
Target audience
adult
Label
Finding higher ground : adaptation in the age of warming, Amy Seidl
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Adapting to a carbonated world -- Fitting in -- On migration -- Feast or famine -- Our oldest and newest energy -- Localizing home -- Self-reliance 2.0 -- The pragmatism of adaptation
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780807085981
Lccn
2010050223
System control number
  • 884683
  • (DLC)in017941393
  • 884683
  • (OCoLC)ocn664668606
  • 901542
  • 901542
Label
Finding higher ground : adaptation in the age of warming, Amy Seidl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Adapting to a carbonated world -- Fitting in -- On migration -- Feast or famine -- Our oldest and newest energy -- Localizing home -- Self-reliance 2.0 -- The pragmatism of adaptation
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780807085981
Lccn
2010050223
System control number
  • 884683
  • (DLC)in017941393
  • 884683
  • (OCoLC)ocn664668606
  • 901542
  • 901542

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