The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 0805099794
Size: 42.77 MB
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Through these stories, Kolbert provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the ...

Field Notes From A Catastrophe

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608195671
Size: 34.92 MB
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Now updated and with a new afterword, Field Notes from a Catastrophe is the book to read on the defining issue and greatest challenge of our times.

Black Flags

Author: Joby Warrick
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385538227
Size: 14.65 MB
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Black Flags is a brilliant and definitive history that reveals the long arc of today’s most dangerous extremist threat. From the Hardcover edition.

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Richard Leakey
ISBN: 9781857994735
Size: 13.56 MB
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Over the last 530 million years there have been five mass extinctions of species-the last,65 million years ago,when the dinosaurs disappeared.The biodiversity of our planet may now be on the verge,Leakey and Lewin believe,of a sixth ...

The Song Of The Dodo

Author: David Quammen
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448137403
Size: 53.97 MB
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Over the past eight years, David Quammen has followed the threads of island biogeography on a globe-encircling journey of discovery.

Personalities On The Plate

Author: Barbara J. King
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022619521X
Size: 53.82 MB
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We could have no better guide to these fascinatingly thorny questions than King, whose deep empathy embraces human and animal alike. Readers will be moved, provoked, and changed by this powerful book.

Witness To Extinction

Author: Samuel Turvey
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199549486
Size: 13.65 MB
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This is both a celebration of a beautiful and remarkable animal that once graced one of China's greatest rivers, its natural history and its role as a cultural symbol; and also a personal, eyewitness account of the failures of policy and ...

This Changes Everything

Author: Naomi Klein
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697384
Size: 16.28 MB
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Explains why the environmental crisis should lead to an abandonment of "free market" ideologies and current political systems, arguing that a massive reduction of greenhouse emissions may offer a best chance for correcting problems.

Discipline Equals Freedom

Author: Jocko Willink
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250156955
Size: 32.77 MB
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Within these pages discover the keys to becoming stronger, smarter, faster, and healthier. There is only one way to achieve true freedom: The Way of Discipline. Read this book and find The Way.