The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 0805099794
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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 ...

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408851210
Size: 66.50 MB
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This time around the cataclysm is us. In this book the author tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before.

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408851237
Size: 45.74 MB
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Elizabeth Kolbert combines brilliant field reporting, the history of ideas and the work of geologists, botanists and marine biologists to tell the gripping stories of a dozen species – including the Panamanian golden frog and the Sumatran ...

Summary And Analysis Of The Sixth Extinction An Unnatural History

Author: Worth Books
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504044177
Size: 26.55 MB
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This short summary and analysis of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of ...

Field Notes From A Catastrophe

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608195671
Size: 11.53 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.

Summary Of The Sixth Extinction

Author: Instaread Summaries
Publisher: Idreambooks
ISBN: 9781945272561
Size: 46.26 MB
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Inside this Instaread of The Sixth Extinction:*Overview of the book*Important People*Key Takeaways*Analysis of Key Takeaways

Learning To Die In The Anthropocene

Author: Roy Scranton
Publisher: City Lights Publishers
ISBN: 087286670X
Size: 56.40 MB
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Plato argued that to philosophize is to learn to die. If that’s true, says Scranton, then we have entered humanity’s most philosophical age--for this is precisely the problem of the Anthropocene.

How To Clone A Mammoth

Author: Beth Shapiro
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865484
Size: 39.47 MB
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The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro, evolutionary biologist and pioneer in "ancient DNA" research, walks readers through the astonishing and controversial process of de-extinction.

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Richard Leakey
ISBN: 9781857994735
Size: 47.13 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 ...