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Author Wray, Britt, author.

Title Rise of the necrofauna : the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction / Britt Wray ; foreword by George Church.

Publication Info. Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, [2017]


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 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  591.68 WRA    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  QL88 .W73 2017    AVAILABLE
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Description ix, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "David Suzuki Institute."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-283) and index.
Contents Foreword / by George Church -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: How is de-extinction done? -- Chapter 2: Why is de-extinction important? -- Chapter 3: What species are good contenders, and why? -- Chapter 4: Why recreate the woolly mammoth? -- Chapter 5: Can billions of passenger pigeons rebound, and should they? -- Chapter 6: How might we regulate this new wilderness? -- Chapter 7: Can de-extinction save species on the brink? -- Chapter 8: Is some knowledge too dangerous?
Subject Extinct animals -- Cloning -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Extinct vertebrates -- Cloning -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Rare animals -- Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Endangered species -- Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Wildlife reintroduction -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Animal diversity conservation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
NATURE / Animals.
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology.
SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects.
Added Author Church, George M. (George McDonald), author of foreword.
David Suzuki Institute, issuing body.
ISBN 1771641649

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