Discusses the ecosystems of the islands of Oceania. Important themes in the book are the connection of ecological principles with local issues and experience, issues of sustainability, the validation of traditional knowledge, and examination of the ways in which scientists develop hypotheses and theories about natural phenomena. Eleven chapters treat land and aquatic habitats; soil, grassland, and forest communities; coral reef ecosystems; species introductions; endangered species; and human policy issues. Distributed by Island Environments Book, Box 5126, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923. Paper edition (unseen), $50.00. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Book Description Island Environments Book, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M188162904X
Book Description Island Environments Book, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11188162904X