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Sparing Nature

The Conflict Between Human Population Growth And Earth"s Biodiversity

by Jeffrey K. McKee

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology,
  • Pollution & threats to the environment,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Environmental Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8026104M
    ISBN 100813535581
    ISBN 109780813535586
    OCLC/WorldCa49704742

    Jeffrey K. McKee contends it has. The more people there are, the more we push aside wild plants and animals. In Sparing Nature, he explores the cause-and-effect relationship between these two trends, demonstrating that nature is too sparing to accommodate both a richly diverse living world and a rapidly expanding number of people. Sparing Nature: The Conflict between Human Population Growth and Earth’s Biodiversity. By Jeffrey K McKee. New Brunswick (New Jersey): Rutgers University Press. $ xi + p; ill.; index. ISBN: 0‐‐‐1.

    Sparing Nature:The Conflict Between Human Population Growth and Biodiversity Since prehistoric times, human population growth has led to the extinction of other species. This trend existed tens of thousands of years ago and continues to date, with an estimated increase of 7% in the number of threatened species by the year   The Thing With Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human by Noah Strycker ; Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs: How the Struggle for Survival Has Shaped Birds and Their Behavior by Roger Lederer ; The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration by Bernd Heinrich ; H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald ; Rare Encounters with Author: Valerie Michael.

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The author probes the past to find that humans and their ancestors have had negative impacts on species biodiversity for Cited by: About this book. McKee contends that explosive human population growth has led to the extinction of countless species in the earth's plant and animal communities.

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Read the full-text online edition of Sparing Nature: The Conflict between Human Population Growth and Earth's Biodiversity (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Sparing Nature: The Conflict between Human. CHAPTER 1 Sparing Nature (pp. ) Along a scenic stretch of the Olentangy River, in central Ohio, is a rock jutting out of the water where I like to sit and think.

Editorial Reviews. Jeff McKee is bringing to Sparing Nature the same graceful writing style combined with the insights of a fine scientist that I found in The Riddled rmore, his timing is exquisite, since the close relationship of human population growth and the decay of biodiverisity has not been brought to popular audiences in far too : Rutgers University Press.

Sharing Nature is a worldwide movement dedicated to helping people of all ages deepen their relationship with nature Nature Activities Creative and fun to use, these activities give participants profound and memorable experiences of nature.

Sparing Nature concludes with an objective look at the means to stem the growth of human populations by decreasing fertility rates, as well as a defense of the notion that population growth must stop if biodiversity is to be saved. By conscientiously becoming more responsible about our reproductive habits and our impact on other living beings.

The argument between sparing and sharing also opens up a debate about the kind of environment we want to live in. Kremen argues that sharing would allow more low-income people to have access to open spaces and nature within an urban environment, whereas sparers stress the need for high-density urban environments that leave more land open and.

In Sparing Nature, he explores the cause-and-effect relationship between these two trends, demonstrating that nature is too sparing to accommodate both a richly diverse living world and a rapidly expanding number of people. The author probes the past to find that humans and their ancestors have had negative impacts on species biodiversity for.

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Much discussion has centered on a critique by Cambridge University’s Ben Phalan two years ago on “how to meet rising food demand at the least cost to biodiversity.”.A new ecological study of novel human-influenced ecosystems should change the debate about whether farmers should be sharing land with nature or sparing land for nature.

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