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Biosphere, evolution, brains, and sex

Josep PenМѓuelas

Biosphere, evolution, brains, and sex

reflections about biology and ecology

by Josep PenМѓuelas

  • 40 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology.,
  • Ecology.,
  • Biosphere.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-260).

    StatementJosep Peñuelas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH311 .P365 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1578029M
    ISBN 100533096022
    LC Control Number91090904
    OCLC/WorldCa32627177

    Sep 11,  · Bigger brains and more dextrous hands in turn were the prerequisite for the developments that set humans apart, including complex language, art, and agriculture, all of which emerged in the past. As I argue in Nonzero, ever since the Stone Age, technological evolution has tended to turn human societies into larger and more powerful information-processing systems, giant “social brains.

    Carl Zimmer is an award-winning New York Times columnist and the author of 13 books about science. His newest book is She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity. The GLOBIO (Global Methodology for Mapping Human Impacts on the Biosphere) consortium aims to develop a global model for exploring the impact of environmental change on biodiversity. It is designed to support UNEP's activities relating to environmental assessment and early warning.

    For Teilhard, the noosphere is the sphere of thought encircling the earth that has emerged through evolution as a consequence of this growth in complexity / consciousness. The noosphere is therefore as much part of nature as the barysphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. Sep 09,  · Did Biospherians have sex inside the "bubble"? Matt Adamson, coordinator of education and outreach at Biosphere 2, says this is one of the more predictable questions asked by visitors to B2. Tour groups move through the acre enclosure every hour. If those rates continue, there soon will be , visitors to B2 each year. Most visitors are either middle schoolers or middle-aged.


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