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The Resource Darwin comes to town : how the urban jungle drives evolution, Menno Schilthuizen

Darwin comes to town : how the urban jungle drives evolution, Menno Schilthuizen

Label
Darwin comes to town : how the urban jungle drives evolution
Title
Darwin comes to town
Title remainder
how the urban jungle drives evolution
Statement of responsibility
Menno Schilthuizen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Menno Schilthuizen is one of a growing number of "urban ecologists" studying how our manmade environments are accelerating and changing the evolution of the animals and plants around us. In Darwin Comes to Town, he takes us around the world for an up-close look at just how stunningly flexible and swift-moving natural selection can be
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schilthuizen, Menno
Dewey number
577.5/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.5.C6
LC item number
S35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban ecology (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Nature
Label
Darwin comes to town : how the urban jungle drives evolution, Menno Schilthuizen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
City portal -- I. City life -- Nature's ultimate ecosystem engineer -- The ant(hropo)-hill -- Downtown ecology -- Urban naturalists -- City slickers -- If I can make it there -- II. Cityscapes -- These are the facts -- Urban myths -- So it really is -- Town mouse, country mouse -- Poisoning pigeons in the park -- Bright lights, big city -- But is it really evolution? -- III. City encounters -- Close urban encounters -- Self-domestication -- Songs of the city -- Sex and the city -- Turdus urbanicus -- IV. Darwin city -- Evolution in a telecoupled world -- Design it with Darwin -- Outskirt
Control code
ocn981968607
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
vii, 293 pages
Isbn
9781250127822
Lccn
2017059153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1275605
  • (Sirsi) o981968607
  • (OCoLC)981968607
Label
Darwin comes to town : how the urban jungle drives evolution, Menno Schilthuizen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
City portal -- I. City life -- Nature's ultimate ecosystem engineer -- The ant(hropo)-hill -- Downtown ecology -- Urban naturalists -- City slickers -- If I can make it there -- II. Cityscapes -- These are the facts -- Urban myths -- So it really is -- Town mouse, country mouse -- Poisoning pigeons in the park -- Bright lights, big city -- But is it really evolution? -- III. City encounters -- Close urban encounters -- Self-domestication -- Songs of the city -- Sex and the city -- Turdus urbanicus -- IV. Darwin city -- Evolution in a telecoupled world -- Design it with Darwin -- Outskirt
Control code
ocn981968607
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
vii, 293 pages
Isbn
9781250127822
Lccn
2017059153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1275605
  • (Sirsi) o981968607
  • (OCoLC)981968607

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