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The sixth extinction: an unnatural history

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display_descriptionOver the last half billion years, there have been five major mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on Earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. 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. She provides a moving account of the disappearances of various species occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up to Lyell and Darwin, and through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.
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subject_facetEnvironmental disasters
Extinction (Biology)
Mass extinctions
title_displayThe sixth extinction : an unnatural history
title_fullThe Sixth Extinction An Unnatural History
The sixth extinction : an unnatural history / Elizabeth Kolbert
title_shortThe sixth extinction
title_suban unnatural history
topic_facetEnvironmental disasters
Extinction (Biology)
History
Mass extinctions
Nature
Nonfiction
Science