The Bionarrative: The story of life and hope for the future
by Stephen Boyden
Publisher: ANU Press 2016
Number of pages: 172
The book discusses the evolution of life and the essential ecological processes on which all life, including human civilization, depend. It describes the conditions of life and ecology of humans in the four ecological phases in human history, with emphasis on the impacts of human culture on biological systems.
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