The Time Scale of Concern

  • Otto Frankel
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 1)


Why conservation? Quite a number of evolutionary geneticists believe that man as the predominant organism has the right to use and destroy whatever he cares to because we are the predominant species and the world, living and non-living, is ours. Has there been another species in evolution which cared about other species? So, why conservation?


Wild Species Botanic Garden Evolutionary Ethic Predominant Organism Wide Objective 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Otto Frankel
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  1. 1.CSIROCanberraAustralia

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