The sixth extinction : an unnatural history

2014, Book , 319 pages :
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Summary/Review: Provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation more...
Summary/Review: Provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.
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