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The kingdom of rarities

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Island Press,
Pub. Date:
c2013.
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English
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The Kingdom of Rarities presents a new context for understanding rarity and its implications, both for our understanding of how the natural world works and for what it can teach us about protecting biodiversity during a time of large-scale environmental change. Using cutting-edge science from remote outposts around the world, award-winning author Eric Dinerstein animates the key questions that scientists are asking themselves about why some species are so abundant and others not. Which species have always been rare, and which have only recently been made rare? Which should we seek to protect most?

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