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A New Century of Biology
Derived from the plenary presentations given at the 2000 AIBS Annual Meeting, A New Century of Biology features essays from some of the world's most notable biologists as they consider how their discipline must evolve in the 21st century to address problems such as habitat fragmentation, human population growth, environmental degradation, loss of species diversity, and scarce energy resources.
Foreward: Biology in the 21st Century, Ernst Mayr
Preface:A New Century of Biology, W. John Kress and Gary W. Barrett
Chapter 1: Introduction, The New Revolution in Biology, Gary W. Barrett & W. John Kress
Chapter 2: Bacteria in the Origins of Species: Demise of the Neo-Darwinian Paradigm, Lynn Margulis
Chapter 3: Bodies and Body Plans, and How They Came to Be, Marvalee H. Wake
Chapter 4: Ecosystems: Energetics and Biogeochemistry, Gene E. Likens
Chapter 5: Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution, Gordon H. Orians
Chapter 6: Conserving Biodiversity into the New Century, Ghillean T. Prance
Chapter 7: The New Age of Biological Exploration, Thomas E. Lovejoy
Chapter 8: Lumpy Integration of Tropical Wild Biodiversity with its Society, Daniel H. Janzen
Chapter 9: Biology and the Human Sciences: Pathways of Consilience, Edward O. Wilson
Paperback; 159 pages
||Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press|
||October 17, 2001|
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