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5. Savannas and human evolution

5. Savannas and human evolution  

Peter A. Furley

in Savannas: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785955
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198717225.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198717225
Savannas have helped to shape the evolutionary pageant of human history and the dispersal of our ancestors across the continents. Although there is considerable controversy over the causes ... More
9. Doing something about it

9. Doing something about it  

Charles Sheppard

in Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779978
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682775.003.0009
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chapter
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9780199682775
A quarter of the world’s reef system is already dead, and a further half is affected to varying degrees. ‘Doing something about it’ proposes two groups of measures to address this ... More
1. Savanna landscapes

1. Savanna landscapes  

Peter A. Furley

in Savannas: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785955
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198717225.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198717225
What are savannas and where are they? ‘Savanna landscapes’ considers these dynamic and diverse biomes—the most widespread form of vegetation in the tropics and sub-tropics. They are areas ... More
Savannas: A Very Short Introduction

Savannas: A Very Short Introduction  

Peter A. Furley

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785955
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198717225.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198717225
Savannas form one of the largest and most important of the world’s ecological zones. Covering one-fifth of the Earth’s land surface, they are home to some of the world’s most iconic animals ... More

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