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The Race for Evolutionary Success
AbstractThe Earth appears to be at the beginning of sixth massive species extinction. This paper balances a review of the forces threatening species survival with a comprehensive scan of factors that could act as counterweights. These factors could lead to four types of evolution—cultural, regulatory, ecological, and technological—that could individually or in combination avert massive species extinction if humans implement solutions faster than new problems arise. Implications and future research opportunities are also explored.
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Tonn, B.; Stiefel, D. The Race for Evolutionary Success. Sustainability 2012, 4, 1787-1805.View more citation formats
Tonn B, Stiefel D. The Race for Evolutionary Success. Sustainability. 2012; 4(8):1787-1805.Chicago/Turabian Style
Tonn, Bruce; Stiefel, Dorian. 2012. "The Race for Evolutionary Success." Sustainability 4, no. 8: 1787-1805.