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text On the backs of tortoises : Darwin, the Galapagos, and the fate of an evolutionary Eden

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Summary
The Galápagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers.... Read more
Contents

What we stand on -- In Darwin's footsteps -- What's in a name? -- The many worlds at world's end -- Making a natural laboratory -- Restoring evolution -- Laboratory life -- All the way down.

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text
Description
xix, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Yale University Press 2019

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