The Diversity of Life
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Diversity of Life by Edward O. Wilson
Book Description"Not since Darwin has an author so lifted the science of ecology with insight and delightful imagery" - Richard Dawkins. In this book a master scientist tells the great story of how life on earth evolved. E.O. Wilson eloquently describes how the species of the world became diverse, and why the threat to this diversity today is beyond the scope of anything we have known before. In an extensive new foreword for this edition, Professor Wilson addresses the explosion of the field of conservation biology and takes a clear-eyed look at the work still to be done.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140291612
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Edward O. Wilson
Darwin's Bridge, Hardback (August 2016)
Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences explores the meaning of consilience and considers the unity of human evolution, human nature, social dynamics, art, and narrative.
Theory of Island Biogeography. (MPB-1), Paperback (June 2016)
The description for this book, Theory of Island Biogeography. (MPB-1), will be forthcoming.
Half-Earth, Hardback (April 2016)
"The world's greatest naturalist" (Jeffrey Sachs) proposes a plan to save Earth's imperiled biosphere.
Meaning of Human Existence, Paperback (October 2015)» View all books by Edward O. Wilson
Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species.
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Author Biography - Edward O. Wilson
Edward O. Wilson is the Pellegrino University Research Professor and Honorary Curator in Entomology at Harvard University. He is the author of SOCIOBIOLOGY, the two Pulitzer Prize-winning works ON HUMAN NATURE and THE ANTS, and the bestselling CONSILIENCE.
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