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  • Spillover

    Spillover
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099522850

    First, a horse in Brisbane falls ill: fever, swelling, bloody froth. Then thirteen others drop dead. The foreman at the stables becomes ill and the trainer dies. This title tracks these infections to their source and asks what we can do to prevent s…

  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393346619

    The next big human pandemic--the next disease cataclysm, perhaps on the scale of AIDS or the 1918 influenza--is likely to be caused by a new virus coming to humans from wildlife. Experts call such an event "spillover" and they warn us to brace ourse…

  • The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions

    The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684827124

    Takes a close-up look at island biogeography, the science of the geographic distribution of life on islands, and its significance in terms of evolution and extinction

  • Ebola

    Ebola
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393351552

    In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90 percent of its victims.…

  • The Chimp and the River

    The Chimp and the River
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393350845

    The real story of AIDS how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human, and then infected more than 60 million people is very different from what most of us think we know. Recent research has revealed dark surprises and yielded a…

  • The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

    The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476776637

    In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, "our greatest living chronicler of the natural world" (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understandi…

  • The Flight of the Iguana

    The Flight of the Iguana
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684836263

    From the award-winning author of The Song of the Dodo comes a collection of essays in which various weird and wonderful aspects of nature are examined. From tales of vegetarian piranha fish and voiceless dogs to the scientific search for the genes t…

  • Yellowstone

    Yellowstone
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426217548

    Best-selling author David Quammen takes readers on a breathtaking journey through America's most inspiring and imperilled ecosystem - Yellowstone National Park. Filled with amazing images captured by eight National Geographic photographers over an e…

  • The Voyage of the Beagle

    The Voyage of the Beagle
    av Charles Darwin, David Quammen, Charles Darwin

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792265597

    The great naturalist records his impressions of the flora, fauna, and geology of the South American coasts, detailing his five-year voyage aboard the HMS Beagle on an exploration of the terrain of South America, observing the region's people and lan…

  • The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions

    The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
    av David Quammen

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781508283249

    David Quammen's book, The Song of the Dodo, is a brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope, far-reaching in its message -- a crucial book in precarious times, which radically alters the way in which we understand the natural world and our…

  • Contagio: La Evolución de Las Pandemias / Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Contagio: La Evolución de Las Pandemias / Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788418006760

    EL LIBRO INTERNACIONAL DE REFERENCIA DURANTE LA CUARENTENA. Desde hace a os, para los expertos y cualquier persona informada, el estallido de la siguiente pandemia era una cuesti n de tiempo, y su origen, evidente: un virus latente en animales que d…

  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    CD-bok - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781480563827

    "Science writing as detective story at its best." --Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific American A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Ebola, SAR…

  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491545089

    "Science writing as detective story at its best." --Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific American A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Ebola, SAR…

  • Monster Of God

    Monster Of God
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393326093

    The author of The Song of the Dodo laments the decline of the big predators--animals that are capable of stalking and killing humans--wondering how our psyches will be affected when the last of these creatures is safely ensconced in a zoo. Reprint.…

  • Spillover

    Spillover
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2020 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783570554449

  • Natural Acts

    Natural Acts
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393058055

    "Lively writing about science and nature depends less on the offering of good answers, I think, than on the offering of good questions," said David Quammen in the original introduction to Natural Acts. For more than two decades, he has stuck to that…

  • Natural Acts

    Natural Acts
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393333602

    "Lively writing about science and nature depends less on the offering of good answers, I think, than on the offering of good questions," said David Quammen in the original introduction to Natural Acts. For more than two decades, he has stuck to that…

  • E. O. Wilson: Biophilia, the Diversity of Life, Naturalist (Loa #340)

    E. O. Wilson: Biophilia, the Diversity of Life, Naturalist (Loa #340)
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598536799

    A landmark collected edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and world-renowned biologist, illuminating the marvels of biodiversity in a time of climate crisis and mass extinction. Library of America presents three environmental classics from t…

  • Natural Acts

    Natural Acts
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558211735

  • Den motvillige Mr Darwin : ett personligt porträtt av Charles Darwin och hur han utvecklade sin evolutionsteori

    Den motvillige Mr Darwin : ett personligt porträtt av Charles Darwin och hur han utvecklade sin evolutionsteori
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2009 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197558877

    2009 firas 200-årsminnet av Charles Darwins födelse, liksom 150-årsminnet av hans epokgörande bok om arternas uppkomst. Men vem var Darwin? Och varför väntade han i mer än 20 år med att publicera sin bok? Läs den spännande historien om hans enträgna…

  • Notes from the Century Before: A Journal from British Columbia

    Notes from the Century Before: A Journal from British Columbia
    av Edward Hoagland

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375759437

    In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland's extraordinary gifts for portraiture--his cast runs fr…

  • Monster Of God

    Monster Of God
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845951962

    For millennia, nature's biggest and fiercest predators have tormented mankind. The knowledge and fear of the existence of these ferocious man-eaters is forever in the back of our minds, looming in our worst nightmares. Millions of humans have suffer…

  • The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder

    The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743200325

    In 1981 David Quammen began what might be every freelance writer's dream: a monthly column for Outside magazine in which he was given free rein to write about anything that interested him in the natural world. His column was called Natural Acts, and…

  • The Reluctant Mr. Darwin

    The Reluctant Mr. Darwin
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393329957

    21 years passed between Charles Darwim's epiphany that 'natural selection' formed the basis of evolution and the scientist's publication of 'On the Origin of Species'. This text looks at why Darwin delayed the publication and examines what happened…