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Dodging extinction : power, food, money and the future of life on Earth

Author: Anthony D Barnosky
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014] ©2014
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Paleobiologist Anthony D. Barnosky weaves together evidence from the deep past and the present to alert us to the looming Sixth Mass Extinction and to offer a practical, hopeful plan for avoiding it. Writing from the front lines of extinction research, Barnosky tells the overarching story of geologic and evolutionary history and how it informs the way humans inhabit, exploit, and impact Earth today. He presents  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Barnosky, Anthony D.
Dodging extinction.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013048773
(OCoLC)872647028
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony D Barnosky
ISBN: 9780520959095 0520959094
OCLC Number: 881430463
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface 1. The Last Ones Standing 2. It's Not Too Late (Yet) 3. A Perfect Storm 4. Power 5. Food 6. Money 7. Resuscitation 8. Back from the Brink Acknowledgments Notes Index
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