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Natural science and the planet earth

Author: Jack Sommer; Edwin Newman; Knowledge Products.; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Knowledge Products : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2007.
Series: Science & discovery.; Audio classics series.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alexander von Humboldt and other sparked a centuries-long debate about natural history and geological destiny by discussing what today we call the environment. Some now believe the earth cannot safely accommodate its growing burdens; other say longer life spans and more people are signs of progress. Are humans destroying the earth or building a better world? Will the future bring despair and destruction, or hope and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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History
Named Person: Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Sommer; Edwin Newman; Knowledge Products.; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781433238468 1433238462
OCLC Number: 78812717
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 18, 2007).
Previously released on cassette, 1993.
Performer(s): Read by Edwin Newman.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (3 hr.))
Series Title: Science & discovery.; Audio classics series.
Responsibility: by Jack Sommer.

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Alexander von Humboldt and other sparked a centuries-long debate about natural history and geological destiny by discussing what today we call the environment. Some now believe the earth cannot safely accommodate its growing burdens; other say longer life spans and more people are signs of progress. Are humans destroying the earth or building a better world? Will the future bring despair and destruction, or hope and improvement?

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