Natural change and human impact in Madagascar

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Steven M. Goodman, Bruce D. Patterson
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997 - Nature - 432 pages
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Bringing together the work of the most innovative conservation and evolutionary biologists, geologists, and anthropologists currently working in Madagascar, this book provides the first overview in more than twenty years of how natural and human-induced changes have molded the island's ecosystems.

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Steven M. Goodman is a field biologist at the Field Museum, Chicago and a coordinator of the ecology training program at the World Wildlife Federation-Madagascar. He is coeditor of "Natural Changes and Human Impact in ""Madagasca"r. Jonathan P. Benstead is assistant professor at the University of Alabama.

Bruce D. Patterson, PhD, is the MacArthur Curator of Mammals at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, home to the lions killed by Colonel Patterson in 1898. He also teaches at the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois, is President of the American Society of Mammalogists, and a PI of Earthwatch Institute's "Lions of Tsavo" project.

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