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Surviving Armageddon : Solutions for a Threatened Planet.

Author: Bill McGuire
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2007.
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What do earthquakes, magma, asteroid 1950DA, and global warming have in common? Not only are they are all natural disasters already under way, but they are ones scientists are now working to predict and prevent. Bill McGuire guides us through the latest approaches being explored to protect the planet, and argues we can make a genuine bid to get through what nature throws at us - providing we take the risks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McGuire
ISBN: 9780191517242 0191517240
OCLC Number: 476260509
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages)

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What do earthquakes, magma, asteroid 1950DA, and global warming have in common? Not only are they are all natural disasters already under way, but they are ones scientists are now working to predict and prevent. Bill McGuire guides us through the latest approaches being explored to protect the planet, and argues we can make a genuine bid to get through what nature throws at us - providing we take the risks seriously. - ;The Asian tsunami of Christmas 2004 killed more than a quarter of a million people and shattered the lives of many more. The ruthless indifference of the forces of nature to ou.

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