The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408851210
Size: 46.68 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: 56.52 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 ...

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 0805099794
Size: 28.72 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 ...

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Terry Glavin
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312362317
Size: 27.78 MB
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"--"The Literary Review of ""Canada" "An urgent, necessary book. Glavin writes with both passion and authority. Do yourself and this struggling world a favor: let this book . . . break your heart. Let it stir your soul.

Field Notes From A Catastrophe

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608195671
Size: 68.83 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.

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Richard E. Leakey
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385468091
Size: 40.98 MB
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Chronicling five times in the history of the earth in which more than half of all living species disappeared in a geological instant, a geological study states that we are on the brink of a sixth mass extinction and presents supporting ...

Dodging Extinction

Author: Anthony D. Barnosky
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520274377
Size: 17.76 MB
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Writing from the front lines of extinction research, Barnosky tells the overarching story of geologic and evolutionary history and how it informs the way humans inhabit, exploit, and impact Earth today.

The Sixth Extinction

Author: d leonard freeston
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1554889049
Size: 50.72 MB
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Jason Conrad, a man with the wealth of Bill Gates, decides to preserve for posterity the seeds of as many animal and plant species as possible in a vast and remote underground facility, taking the world’s legitimate seed banks and "frozen ...

Summary Of The Sixth Extinction

Author: Instaread Summaries
Publisher: Idreambooks
ISBN: 9781945272561
Size: 62.21 MB
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Inside this Instaread of The Sixth Extinction:*Overview of the book*Important People*Key Takeaways*Analysis of Key Takeaways

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Richard E. Leakey
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9780297817338
Size: 29.39 MB
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A Brilliant explanation and celabration of "biodiversity",informed by the personal and first-hand experience of the world-famous scientist.