Saving a Million Species

Extinction Risk from Climate Change

  • Editors
  • Lee┬áHannah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lee Hannah
      Pages 3-9
    3. Jonathan Mawdsley, Guy Midgley, Lee Hannah
      Pages 29-38
  3. Refining First Estimates

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Alison Cameron
      Pages 41-71
  4. Current Extinctions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-88
    2. Sarah K. McMenamin, Lee Hannah
      Pages 89-101
    3. Eric Post, Jedediah Brodie
      Pages 121-137
  5. Evidence from the Past

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-140
    2. Peter J. Mayhew
      Pages 141-156
    3. William C. Clyde, Rebecca LeCain
      Pages 157-177
    4. Barry W. Brook, Anthony D. Barnosky
      Pages 179-198
  6. Predicting Future Extinctions

About this book


Saving a Million Species examines the question, how many species will perish as a result of climate change and associated threats? Written by leaders from a range of disciplines, it offers detailed, clear explanations that synthesize the literature and elaborate on the conservation and policy implications of climate change science.


Climatic changes Coral mortality Extinction risk Freshwater fauna Global warming

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Island Press 2012
  • Publisher Name Island Press/Center for Resource Economics
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Online ISBN 978-1-61091-182-5
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