Here is one of the most provocative, wide-ranging, and delightful books ever written about our environment. Paul Colinvaux takes a penetrating look at the science of ecology, bringing to his subject both profound knowledge and an enthusiasm that will encourage a greater understanding of the environment and of the efforts of those who seek to preserve it.
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"A rare achievement. . . . Colinvaux makes us marvel with him at the stability of nature and the incredible fit of every part of it." --New York Times Book Review
"A mind-tingling survey . . . of the many factors involved in the interrelationships of all living things. . . . An incisive and stirring book, and a model of scientific explanation." --New Yorker
"A highly readable and accessible account of the complex way in which nature has molded its ecosystems by fitting predators to prey and food chains to both." --John Barkham
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