Fifty Years After the Homage to Santa Rosalia : Old and New Paradigms on Biodiversity in Aquatic Ecosystems: Santa Rosalia 50 Years on
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Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 7.09" wide x 75.98" long x 102.36" tall
This book celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of publication of one of the landmarks of the modern ecological thought: the 'oeHomage to Santa Rosalia or why are there so many kinds of animals' by George Evelyn Hutchinson. Published in 1959 in the journal 'oeThe American Naturalist', this article has been the engine which have moved most of the ecological research on biodiversity in the last half a century. Hutchinson starts his article by telling the legend of Santa Rosalia, a hermit who died in the second half of the XIII century and who spent the last years of her life in a cave nearby a pond. In this pond Hutchinson collected two species of aquatic insects and took the inspiration to More...
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