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the world is in it s ecological history and how likely we and our fellow inhabitants are to survive world is in it s ecological history and how likely we and our fellow inhabitants are to survive next the sixth extinction Eviden Clearly written explanation of how we got the where we are now and the future we face Everyone should Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival read this Very good book about the 6 extinction events5 in the past the 6th we are living through and causingScary but fascinating Purchased through a third party maybe because the title is out of print I can t understand why it would be as it is essentialeading for anyone with an interest in the environment wildlife Earth science etc It is well informed and written stylishly Although a detailed discussion of extinction and fully Lifting referenced it engages theeader throughout and I found it difficult to put aside We are facing one of the worlds greatest existential events the Sixth Anthropocene extinction Faster deadlier and powerful that the previous 5 put togetherThis is not a fictional event but a Mathruhridayam result. WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTA major book about the future of the world blending intellectual and natural history and fieldeporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyesOver the last half billion years there have been Five mass extinctions when the diversity of life on.
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while humanising the experts in the process imparts a great deal ofhumanising the experts in the process imparts a great deal of not just about them but specifically about their work The scope of this book is emarkably broad and the author does a very good job of explaining both how extinctions are taking place and how they are being esearched I bought this expecting a far straightforward science book but it was a surprisingly compelling ead It took me some time to ead it but I can say it was one of the best lectures I ve had I m not a huge fan of books I don t ead often and somehow this book kept me interested and the content was awakening An excellent book on The House That Had Enough recent evolution Elizabeth Kolbert has written a clear and veryeadable account of the previous and current extinctions It makes depressing The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field reading toealise that in spite of our fantastic achievements and capabilities we humans are doing precious little to slow or ameliorate the present inevitable loss of life forms Why. Species has before Interweaving esearch in half a dozen disciplines descriptions of the fascinating species that have already been lost and the "history of extinction as a concept Kolbert provides a moving and comprehensive account of the "of extinction as a concept Kolbert provides a moving and comprehensive account of the occurring before our very eyes She shows that the sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy compelling us to ethink the fundamental uestion of what it means to be hum.
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then be prepared to look upon every single living thing you come upon with espect and awe Really enjoyedbe prepared to look upon every single living thing you come upon with espect and awe Really enjoyed paperback book it looks at different extinctions or near extinctions over the world and tells the story of how conservation work is being carried out to save the species A fascinating look at the evidence for the world currently being at "the start of a sixth extinction event and how extinctions are driven "start of a sixth extinction event and how extinctions are driven human activity There s a
BACKGROUND TO THE THEORIES OF EVOLUTIONto the theories of evolution an explanation of why our assumptions of the esilience of the earth s systems may be horribly wrong The only odd note in the book is the author s writing style where scientific explanations and historical background are shot through with very specific apparently irrelevant personal details one person she meets has different coloured eyes kangaroo meat forms part of the meal taken with a bunch of Israeli scientists she has a dream about a frog smoking a cigarett. Earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs This time around the cataclysm is us In prose that is at once frank entertaining and deeply informed New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no.