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The unnatural world : the race to remake civilization in Earth's newest age

Author: David Biello
Publisher: New York : Scribner, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., [2016]
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With the historical perspective of The Song of the Dodo and the urgency of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, a brilliant young environmental journalist argues that we must innovate and adapt to save planet Earth. Civilization is in crisis, facing disasters of our own making on the only planet known to bear life in the vast void of the universe. We have become unwitting gardeners of the Earth, not in control, but  Read more...
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Biello, David.
Unnatural world.
New York : Scribner, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. [2016]
(DLC) 2016018491
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Biello
ISBN: 9781476743929 1476743924
OCLC Number: 953258399
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Dedication; The Overview; Part I: Alter Earth; Chapter 1: Iron Rules; Chapter 2: Written in Stone; Part II: Terra Incognita; Chapter 3: Ground Work; Chapter 4: Big Death; Chapter 5: The People's Epoch; Part III: A Better Anthropocene; Chapter 6: City Folks; Chapter 7: The Long Thaw; Chapter 8: The Final Frontier; Afterword; Acknowledgments; About David Biello; Selected Notes and Further Reading; Index; Copyright
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