Noah's Choice by Charles C. Mann
The Future of Endangered Species

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An objective look at the debate over actions to preserve endangered species examines the controversy over the Endangered Species Act and calls for a new set of principles to serve as a guideline for choosing which endangered species to save. 17,500 first printing.
 

About Charles C. Mann

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CHARLES C. MANN has co-written four previous books on scientific subjects including The Second Creation, selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the 15 best books of the year. A four-time National Magazine Award finalist, he is a contributing correspondent for Science and for The Atlantic. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
 
Published June 12, 2011 by Knopf. 302 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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The authors claim that ``saving all species everywhere would cook our society to death.'' And that, they argue, is what the current Endangered Species Act seems likely to do.

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In Oklahoma, a highway to improve access to a hospital that serves poor people was delayed for more than four years to protect a beetle.

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