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The Sixth Extinction

An Unnatural History

by Elizabeth Kolbert

2015 Pulitzer Prize WinnerOver the last half-billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the din...
Publish Date
2015
January 6
Goodreads rating
4.13
ISBN
8601417202425
Tags
nonfictionsciencehistory
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Makes a compelling case that all this human activity is leading to the sixth mass extinction in the Earth’s history.     source