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7. Looking after the plants that support us

7. Looking after the plants that support us  

Timothy Walker

in Plants: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777837
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584062.003.0007
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7. Looking after the plants that support us
5. Microbial and planktonic engines of the reef

5. Microbial and planktonic engines of the reef  

Charles Sheppard

in Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191779978
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10.1093/actrade/9780199682775.003.0005
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5. Microbial and planktonic engines of the reef
5. Making sense of plant diversity

5. Making sense of plant diversity  

Timothy Walker

in Plants: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777837
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584062.003.0005
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5. Making sense of plant diversity
Forests: A Very Short Introduction

Forests: A Very Short Introduction  

Jaboury Ghazoul

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May 2015
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May 2015
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9780191785306
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10.1093/actrade/9780198706175.001.0001
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9780198706175
A Very Short Introduction
10. Back to the future

10. Back to the future  

Keith Thomson

in Fossils: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776090
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10.1093/actrade/9780192805041.003.0010
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5. Centres of diversity

5. Centres of diversity  

Martin F. Price

in Mountains: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
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9780191782466
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10.1093/actrade/9780199695881.003.0005
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5. Centres of diversity Biodiversity hotspots endemic (species found in only one area) and 30 per cent or less of its original natural vegetation. While these hotspots cover only 2.3 per cent of the Earth’s land surface, they host a very high proportion of the world’s endemic species: 50 per cent of the world’s endemic plant species and 42 per cent of endemic bird, mammal, reptile, and amphibian species. Twenty-five of the hotspots are wholly or partly in mountainous areas, particularly in the tropics: from central Mexico to Argentina, through the mountains of
6. Reef fish and other major predators

6. Reef fish and other major predators  

Charles Sheppard

in Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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9780191779978
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6. Reef fish and other major predators
9. Doing something about it

9. Doing something about it  

Charles Sheppard

in Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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9. Doing something about it
Plants: A Very Short Introduction

Plants: A Very Short Introduction  

Timothy Walker

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777837
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A Very Short Introduction
6. What have plants ever done for us?

6. What have plants ever done for us?  

Timothy Walker

in Plants: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777837
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584062.003.0006
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6. What have plants ever done for us?

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