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The Sixth Extinction

Pub Date : 2014-02-11 | Author : Elizabeth Kolbert | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9780805099799
ISBN 13 : 0805099794

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a p..

The Sixth Extinction

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Elizabeth Kolbert | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781408851210
ISBN 13 : 1408851210

A major book about the future of the world, blending natural history, field reporting and the history of ideas and into a powerful account of the mass extinction happening today..

The Sixth Extinction

Pub Date : 2015-01-15 | Author : Elizabeth Kolbert | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1408851245
ISBN 13 : 9781408851241

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth, predicted to be the most..

The Sixth Extinction

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Richard E. Leakey | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780385468091
ISBN 13 : 0385468091

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 b..

Field Notes From A Catastrophe

Pub Date : 2006-12-26 | Author : Elizabeth Kolbert | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9781596911307
ISBN 13 : 1596911301

Explores the issue of global warming from every angle, incorporating interviews with researchers and environmentalists, explaining the science and the studies, and presenting the p..

The Lost And Left Behind

Pub Date : 2013-01-25 | Author : Terry Glavin | Publisher : Saqi

ISBN 10 : 9780863567681
ISBN 13 : 0863567681

Ecologists are calling the age we live in the Sixth Great Extinction. The world is losing more than animal and plant species. We are also losing the vast human legacy of languages,..

The Sixth Extinction

Pub Date : 2011-08-15 | Author : d leonard freeston | Publisher : Dundurn

ISBN 10 : 9781459703346
ISBN 13 : 1459703340

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 faci..