Island environments in a changing world [E-Book] / Lawrence R. Walker, Peter Bellingham.
Walker, Lawrence R., (author)
Bellingham, Peter, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
1 online resource (xiv, 324 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Introduction to island environments and cultures; 2. The physical setting; 3. Natural disturbances on islands; 4. The plants and animals of islands; 5. Human dispersal, colonization, and early environmental impacts; 6. Intensifying human impacts on islands; 7. Islands in the modern world: 1950-2000; 8. The future of island ecosystems: remoteness lost; Glossary; Index.