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Dangerous world : natural disasters, manmade catastrophes, and the future of human survival

Author: Marq De Villiers
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Viking Canada ; New York : Penguin Group (USA), 2008.
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A Canadian Science Writers Award-winning author presents an analysis of humanity's role in catastrophic natural disasters to consider whether or not such threats are increasing and how they can be managed.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marq De Villiers
ISBN: 9780670065684 0670065684
OCLC Number: 185022675
Description: vi, 362 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Natural disasters, manmade catastrophes, and the future of human survival
Responsibility: Marq de Villiers.

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A Canadian Science Writers Award-winning author presents an analysis of humanity's role in catastrophic natural disasters to consider whether or not such threats are increasing and how they can be managed.

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by DenverJeffrey (WorldCat user published 2008-11-03) Good Permalink

This book will be published in the United States in December,  2008 under a different title than when it was published in Canada in early 2008. The U.S. title is:  The end :  natural disasters, manmade catastrophes, and the future of human survival. ...
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