- Publisher: St Martins Pr (July 8, 2008)
- ASIN: B001JYOQJ2
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,315,414 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
For the first billion years of life on Earth, all of our ancestors were single celled. One day, we aren't sure why, a hungry organism ate a delicious bystander, and became the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
For understanding how ecosystems work and just general ecology writing, this may be the best book EVER I have read! Short, succient, great case studies. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jim C
This book is a must read for anyone that cares about animals, nature and ecology. What sets it apart from other books about science and biology is that it is not only interesting,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Caroline
Every member of the US Fish and Wild Life Service should be required to read this book and all of the books written by E. O. Wilson.Published 7 months ago by Betty Williams
Every chapter in this book is a mystery that is slowly answered.
What beast did the old sailors call the "killers of whales"?
Why are the deer starving? Read more
The clash of values in this book is what I would describe as unavoidable. The author does a great job of giving examples of different environmental views related to the study of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Vincent Gonzalez
This book does a great job of bringing the reader through a historical development of ecological understanding while explaining the role of predators through very clear examples. Read morePublished 9 months ago by kable
Information may be a dated. You can most likely find more up to date info using a research engine such as Google Scholar or a library database.Published 11 months ago by RecycleABook
profound and great way of demonstrating the interdependent nature of creation and how man should limit his influence on nature and its processesPublished 12 months ago by J. Brunette