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The Resource Their fate is our fate : how birds foretell threats to our health and our world, Peter Doherty

Their fate is our fate : how birds foretell threats to our health and our world, Peter Doherty

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Their fate is our fate : how birds foretell threats to our health and our world
Title
Their fate is our fate
Title remainder
how birds foretell threats to our health and our world
Statement of responsibility
Peter Doherty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Doherty, P. C.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Public health
  • Epidemiology
  • Quality of life
  • Environmental quality
  • Indicators (Biology)
  • Environmental indicators
Label
Their fate is our fate : how birds foretell threats to our health and our world, Peter Doherty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An earlier version of this book was originally published by Melbourne University Publishing Limited, Australia, in 2012"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Searching for puffins : an introduction -- Distant relatives -- Chick embryos and other developing life forms -- Sentinel chickens -- Falling crows -- Ticks, sheep, grouse and the glorious twelfth -- Flu flies -- Bird flu : from Hong Kong to Qinghai Lake and beyond -- Bird flu guys -- Bug detectives -- Hawaiian wipeout -- The great parrot panic of 1929-30 -- Catching cancer -- Blue bloods and chicken bugs -- Killing the vultures -- Heavy metal -- Red knots and crab eggs -- Hot birds -- For the birds, and for us -- Latin binomials for common bird names
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
247 p.
Isbn
9781615190911
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013017159
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849822352
  • (OCoLC)ocn849822352
  • 612090
Label
Their fate is our fate : how birds foretell threats to our health and our world, Peter Doherty
Publication
Note
"An earlier version of this book was originally published by Melbourne University Publishing Limited, Australia, in 2012"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Searching for puffins : an introduction -- Distant relatives -- Chick embryos and other developing life forms -- Sentinel chickens -- Falling crows -- Ticks, sheep, grouse and the glorious twelfth -- Flu flies -- Bird flu : from Hong Kong to Qinghai Lake and beyond -- Bird flu guys -- Bug detectives -- Hawaiian wipeout -- The great parrot panic of 1929-30 -- Catching cancer -- Blue bloods and chicken bugs -- Killing the vultures -- Heavy metal -- Red knots and crab eggs -- Hot birds -- For the birds, and for us -- Latin binomials for common bird names
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
247 p.
Isbn
9781615190911
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013017159
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849822352
  • (OCoLC)ocn849822352
  • 612090

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