Natural change and human impact in Madagascar
Steven M. Goodman, Bruce D. Patterson
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997 - Nature - 432 pages
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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