The Great Tree of Life

The Great Tree of Life is a concise, approachable treatment that surveys the concept of the Tree of Life, including chapters on its historical introduction and cultural connection. The Tree of Life is a metaphor used to describe the relationships between organisms, both living and extinct. It has been widely recognized that the relationship between the roughly 10 million species on earth drives the ecological system. This work covers options on how to build the tree, demonstrating its utility in drug discovery, curing disease, crop improvement, conservation biology and ecology, along with tactics on how to respond to the challenges of climate change. This book is a key aid on the improvement of our understanding of the relationships between species, the increasing and essential awareness of biodiversity, and the power of employing modern biology to build the tree of life. Provides a single reference describing the properties, history and utility of The Tree of Life Introduces phylogenetics and its applications in an approachable manner Written by experts on the Tree of Life Includes an online companion site containing various original videos to enhance the reader’s understanding and experience

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  • Author : Douglas Soltis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 184 pages
  • ISBN : 0128125594
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The Great Tree of Life

The Great Tree of Life
  • Author : Douglas Soltis,Pamela Soltis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 November 2018
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The Great Tree of Life is a concise, approachable treatment that surveys the concept of the Tree of Life, including chapters on its historical introduction and cultural connection. The Tree of Life is a metaphor used to describe the relationships between organisms, both living and extinct. It has been widely recognized that the relationship between the roughly 10 million species on earth drives the ecological system. This work covers options on how to build the tree, demonstrating its utility in drug

The Tangled Tree

The Tangled Tree
  • Author : David Quammen
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 06 August 2019
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In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, “our greatest living chronicler of the natural world” (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understanding of evolution and life’s history. In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine the history of all life. Perhaps the most startling discovery to come out of this new field—the study of life’s diversity and relatedness

The Great Tree of Avalon

The Great Tree of Avalon
  • Author : T. A. Barron
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 July 2011
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Long ago, Merlin planted a magical seed that grew into the Great Tree of Avalon. And for centuries, Avalon flourished. But now Avalon reels from brutal attacks, mysterious droughts, and strange evils. And then one night, all the stars in the sky suddenly go dark. Now the fate of Avalon rests with three young people: Tamwyn, a homeless wilderness guide; Elli, an escaped slave turned priestess; and Scree, an eagleman with a secret. One is the true heir of Merlin—

A Guide Book to the Great Tree

A Guide Book to the Great Tree
  • Author : Kathryn Huang,Kathryn Lasky
  • Publisher : Scholastic Paperbacks
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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Describes the origins of the Great Tree of Ga'Hoole, the training of the tree's Guardians, the festivals the owls celebrate there, and everyday life in its branches, as told by the scholarly owl Otulissa, and offers a list of characters and a glossary.

Etz Chaim: Tree of Life

Etz Chaim: Tree of Life
  • Author : Eric Walker
  • Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
  • Release : 17 April 2012
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Etz Chaim—the Tree of Life The Torah, the Bible, the Tree of Life—God’s Word is a set of instructions for everyone who wants to live a victorious, joyful, and abundant life. Etz Chaim explains a parable relating to the Tree of Life that the Lord spoke to the author—a Messianic Rabbi. The parable opens wide the unique components of the Word and the physical Tree of Life that is introduced in Genesis and again in Revelation.

Assembling the Tree of Life

Assembling the Tree of Life
  • Author : Joel Cracraft,Michael J. Donoghue
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 22 July 2004
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This edited volume is provides an authoritative synthesis of knowledge about the history of life. All the major groups of organisms are treated, by the leading workers in their fields. With sections on: The Importance of Knowing the Tree of Life; The Origin and Radiation of Life on Earth; The Relationships of Green Plants; The Relationships of Fungi; and The Relationships of Animals. This book should prove indispensable for evolutionary biologists, taxonomists, ecologists interested in biodiversity, and as a baseline

The Great Mother

The Great Mother
  • Author : Erich Neumann
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 04 May 2015
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This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has been outwardly expressed in many cultures and periods since prehistory. He shows how the feminine has been represented as goddess, monster, gate, pillar, tree, moon, sun, vessel, and every animal from snakes to birds. Neumann discerns a universal experience of the

When Life Nearly Died: The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time (Revised edition)

When Life Nearly Died: The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time (Revised edition)
  • Author : Michael J. Benton
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release : 11 August 2015
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“The focus is the most severe mass extinction known in earth’s history. The science on which the book is based is up-to-date, thorough, and balanced. Highly recommended.” —Choice Today it is common knowledge that the dinosaurs were wiped out by a meteorite impact 65 million years ago that killed half of all species then living. It is far less widely understood that a much greater catastrophe took place at the end of the Permian period 251 million years ago: at least

The Great Kapok Tree

The Great Kapok Tree
  • Author : Lynne Cherry
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 17 August 2021
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A modern fable with an urgent message for young environmentalists. Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate this gorgeous picture book about a man who exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest’s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how "all living things depend on one another" . . . and it works. Cherry’s lovingly

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life
  • Author : Guillaume Lecointre,Hervé Le Guyader
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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Did you know that you are more closely related to a mushroom than to a daisy? That dinosaurs are still among us? That the terms "fish" and "invertebrates" do not indicate scientific groupings? All this is the result of major changes in classification. This book diagrams the tree of life according to the most recent methods of this system.

The Eternal Flame

The Eternal Flame
  • Author : T. A. Barron
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 July 2011
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Avalon is under seige by the warlord Rhita Gawr, now a wrathful dragon, who is bent on destroying it. Three unlikely heroes—Tamwyn, Elli, and Scree—are Avalon's only hope. To succeed they must overcome enormous obstacles, both in the world around them and deep within themselves. But once they do, their success is only the beginning. Everything culminates in three great battles: one deep underground, one on the muddy plains, and one high among the stars. But will there