Extinction: past and present

@article{Jablonski2004ExtinctionPA,
  title={Extinction: past and present},
  author={David Jablonski},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={427},
  pages={589-589}
}
  • D. Jablonski
  • Published 12 February 2004
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Nature
The fossil record, together with modern data, can provide a deeper understanding of biological extinction and its consequences. 

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