Books et al.ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Problems Well Worth Pondering

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Science  22 May 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5930, pp. 1017-1018
DOI: 10.1126/science.1174574

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Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution by Thomas N. Sherratt and David M. Wilkinson Oxford University Press, New York, 2009. 311 pp. $99, £55. ISBN 9780199548606. Paper, $45, £27.50. ISBN 9780199548613.

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Sherratt and Wilkinson offer thought-provoking answers to questions about aging, sex, cooperation, species, tropical diversity, chaos, our green world, the blue sea, when humans started to change the world, and possible ends to Earth's biosphere.