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The sixth extinction : an unnatural history / Elizabeth Kolbert.

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  • 15 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
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Florence - Main Library 576.84 Kolbert (Text) 33172005446321 Adult Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805092998 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt & Co 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The sixth extinction -- ‡t The mastodon's molars -- ‡t The original penguin -- ‡t The luck of the ammonites -- ‡t Welcome to the Anthropocene -- ‡t The sea around us -- ‡t Dropping acid -- ‡t The forest and the trees -- ‡t Islands on dry land -- ‡t The new Pangaea -- ‡t The rhino gets an ultrasound -- ‡t The madness gene -- ‡t The thing with feathers.
Summary, etc.: Draws on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists, and other researchers to discuss the five devastating mass extinctions on Earth and predicts the coming of a sixth.
Subject: Mass extinctions.
Extinction (Biology)
Environmental disasters.
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