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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

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In the prologue and first chapter of “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History,” author Elizabeth Kolbert lays the foundation for her premise, which is that we are currently in the middle of a yet another wave of mass extinctions that have altered the course of natural history on five previous occasions.

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EAN: 9780091919078

Published: 25 Apr 2013

About Elizabeth Kolbert


Elizabeth Kolbert (born 1961) is an American journalist and author and Professor at Williams College. She is best known for her 2006 book Field Notes from a Catastrophe, and as an observer and commentator on environmentalism for The New Yorker magazine