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Human biodiversity

genes, race, and history

by Jonathan Marks

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Published by Aldine de Gruyter in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical anthropology.,
  • Human population genetics.,
  • Biological diversity.,
  • Molecular genetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-313) and index.

    StatementJonathan Marks.
    SeriesFoundations of human behavior
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN62.8 .M37 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1094959M
    ISBN 100202020320, 0202020339
    LC Control Number94019450

    BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION Although India h as only per cent of the world’s land area, its share of the global species diversity is an impressive per cent. That is what makes . The Human Biodiversity Institute was a project by conservative journalist Steve Sailer. When J. Michael Bailey published his anti-transgender book The Man Who Would Be Queen in , .

    The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity . Biodiversity and the fraying web of life. This planet is unique, at least as far as we will probably ever know. It contains life, which is maintained through self-regulating flows of energy and .

    Biodiversity loss, also called loss of biodiversity, a decrease in biodiversity within a species, an ecosystem, a given geographic area, or Earth as a whole. Biodiversity, or biological . The implications of biodiversity loss for the global environment have been widely discussed, but only recently has attention been paid to its direct and serious effects on human health. Biodiversity loss affects the spread of human 5/5(1).


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The main point of the book, however, is to polemicize in more general terms against the various 'hereditarianisms' that prevail in our own time as well, and the fruitless quests to 'find' classifications that happen to fit with our (or rather, Americans') current political and cultural ideas as natural kinds in the biodiversity of the human Cited by: All people are equal but, as Human Diversity explores, all groups of people are not the same -- a fascinating investigation of the genetics and neuroscience of human differences.

The thesis of Human Diversity /5(74). This book is a little different than I expected. I'd assumed it was more about the current state of research on human biodiversity, but in fact it's a philosophical and especially historical 4/5.

We thus created the following bibliography to aid those interested in human biodiversity. The bibliography is eclectic and a work in progress.

Its creators do not necessarily agree with all the ideas presented in the following articles and books. Human Biodiversity. Are humans unique. This simple question, at the very heart of the hybrid field of biological anthropology, poses one of the false of dichotomies—with a Cited by:   Human Biodiversity by Jonathan Marks,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(25).

Human Biodiversity: Genes, Race, and History. Are humans unique. This simple question, at the very heart of the hybrid field of biological anthropology, poses one of the false of. DOI link for Human Biodiversity. Human Biodiversity book.

Genes, Race, and History. Human Biodiversity. DOI link for Human Biodiversity. Human Biodiversity book. Genes, Race. This important book for scientists and nonscientists alike calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human.

In Human Biodiversity, Marks has attempted to distill from a centuries-long debate what has been learned and remains to be learned about the biological differences within and among human 5/5(4).

An ideological successor to eugenics, human biodiversity (HBD) is, like eugenics (from the Greek words for “good” and “breeding”) primarily a euphemism. Ostensibly, HBD refers to the. In Human Biodiversity, Marks has attempted to distill from a centuries-long debate what has been learned and remains to be learned about the biological differences within and among human.

human biodiversity (hbd) is very simply the diversity found among and between human populations that has a biological basis.* each of us is biologically unique. our genomes, our. biological diversity or biodiversity, the number of species in a given habitat.

Scientists have variously estimated that there are from 3 to 30 million extant species, of which million have. Chapter overview Biodiversity makes human life on Earth possible. Defining why it matters is a way of highlighting the benefits of the natural world.

The importance of biodiversity reflects. In "Human Biodiversity", Marks has attempted to distill from a centuries-long debate what has been learned and remains to be learned about the biological differences within and among 5/5(3).

This book contains a series of scientific articles regarding biodiversity. Some are quite specific (taxonomy, ecology, biotechnology, etc.), while others are more readily accessible for common /5(7). The Importance of Biodiversity to Human Life. Biology 2e The Importance of Biodiversity to Human Life.

Table of contents. My highlights Print Buy book. Table of contents. Preface; Want to cite, share, or modify this book. This book. human existence has not stopped global human population increase, there is clear evidence that biodiversity loss can affect the wellbeing of society and have negative economic impacts.

Biodiversity underpins ecosystem function and the provision ofecosystem services. Biodiversity. The Malthusian view of human demography is at the core of the book by Ehrlich and Ehrlich “The Population Bomb”, which called for active control of births in order to avoid famine, resource.

Human activity impacts Earth's biodiversity in negative ways for the most part, though some human activity may benefit it or combat its decline. An ecosystem's diversity and its health are .InSailer published his only book, America's Half-Blood Prince, an analysis of Barack Obama based on his memoir Dreams from My Father.

Sailer is the founder of an online discussion forum called Human Biodiversity Alma mater: Rice University.What are the specific threats to biodiversity?

The book explores human population growth, the homogenization of biota as a result in tourism and trade, and other factors, including the social .