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The sixth extinction : an unnatural history

text The sixth extinction : an unnatural history

Summary
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 present day. The sixth extinction is lik... Read more
Contents
The sixth extinction -- The mastodon's molars -- The original penguin -- The luck of the ammonites -- Welcome to the Anthropocene -- The sea around us -- Dropping acid -- The forest and the trees -- Islands on dry land -- The new Pangaea -- The rh... Read more
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Description
319 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Publisher
2014

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KCL 576.84 KOLBERT in Adult Non-fiction Available

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