By Carrie Friese

The wildlife is marked by way of an ever-increasing lack of assorted habitats, progressively more species extinctions, and an entire diversity of recent forms of dilemmas posed by way of worldwide warming. while, people also are operating to actively form this wildlife via modern bioscience and biotechnology. In Cloning Wild Life, Carrie Friese posits that cloned endangered animals in zoos take a seat on the apex of those traits, as people search a systematic way to environmental predicament. usually fraught with controversy, cloning applied sciences, Friese argues, considerably impact our conceptualizations of and engagements with flora and fauna and nature.
By learning animals at diverse destinations, Friese explores the human practices surrounding the cloning of endangered animals. She visits zoos—the San Diego Zoological Park, the Audubon middle in New Orleans, and the Zoological Society of London—to see cloning and comparable practices in motion, in addition to attending educational and scientific meetings and interviewing scientists, conservationists, and zookeepers interested in cloning. eventually, she concludes that the act of recalibrating nature via technology is what such a lot disturbs us approximately cloning animals in captivity, revealing that debates over cloning turn into, after all, a domain of political fight among varied human teams. additionally, Friese explores the results of the social function that animals on the zoo play within the first place—how they're seen, fed on, and utilized by people for our personal wishes. a special examine uniting sociology and the examine of technological know-how and know-how, Cloning Wild Life demonstrates simply how a lot bioscience reproduces and adjustments our rules in regards to the that means of existence itself.

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