Dancing at the Dead Sea : tracking the world's environmental hotspots (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Dancing at the Dead Sea : tracking the world's environmental hotspots

Author: Alanna Mitchell
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One hundred and fifty years after the publication of On the Origin of Species, environmental reporter Alanna Mitchell set out to retrace the idea of evolution and grapple with the fact that a massive extinction of the planet's species was well under way. So began a three-year odyssey in which Mitchell picked up where Darwin left off, examining not just the origin but also the ultimate fate of our world." "Combining  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, Alanna.
Dancing at the Dead Sea.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607604838
Named Person: Alanna Mitchell; Alanna Mitchell; Alanna Mitchell; Alanna Mitchell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alanna Mitchell
ISBN: 0226532003 9780226532004 1903919630 9781903919637
OCLC Number: 57039713
Notes: Originally published: Toronto, on: Key Porter Books, 2004.
Description: 239 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Dancing at the Dead Sea --
The Devil's chaplain --
In search of Lemurs --
Reading the secrets of the fossils --
Parched oasis --
Sunken graves of the high Arctic --
Where the rainforest goes on forever --
Iceland's new power --
Ocean's end --
Epilogue: Writing new legends.
Responsibility: Alanna Mitchell.
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After winning the Global Reuters IUCN media award for excellence in environmental reporting, Alanna Mitchell launches herself on an odyssey that takes her around the world, zeroing in on it's  Read more...

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'An important and uplifting read: Alanna energetically marches around the world to find out what every single one of us needs to know: what's really the state of health of our long-suffering little Read more...

 
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