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Learning from the octopus : how secrets from nature can help us fight terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and disease /

Rafe Sagarin.

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Main Author: Sagarin, Rafe.
Published: New York : Basic Books, c2012.
Topics: Terrorism - Prevention. | Emergency management. | Ecology - Study and teaching. | Evolution - Study and teaching. | SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Developmental Biology.
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |aPrologue : unnatural disasters -- The origins of natural security -- Tide-pool security -- Learning as a force of nature -- organized to change -- Necessary redundancy -- Beyond MAD fiddler crabs -- Calling your bluff and bluffing your call -- The sacred values of salmon and suicide bombers -- Hang together or hang separately -- We have met the enemy and he is us! -- Conclusion : the end and the beginning.
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