Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature

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Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature - Smil, Vaclav

The biosphere -- the Earth's thin layer of life -- dates from nearly four billion years ago, when the first simple organisms appeared. Many species have exerted enormous influence on the biosphere's character and productivity, but none has transformed the Earth in so many ways and on such a scale as Homo sapiens. In Harvesting the Biosphere, ... Read More

Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature 2013, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780262018562

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