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The annihilation of nature : human extinction of birds and mammals / Gerardo Ceballos, Anne H. Ehrlich, and Paul R. Ehrlich ; with original art by Ding Li Yong

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Author:
Ceballos, Gerardo  Search this
Ehrlich, Anne H  Search this
Ehrlich, Paul R  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 191 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2015
Contents:
The legacy -- Natural extinctions -- The Anthropocene -- Long-silenced songs -- Birds in trouble -- Mammals lost -- Vanishing mammals -- Why it all matters -- Drivers of death -- Beyond mourning -- Appendix. Common and scientific names of plants and animals mentioned in the book
Summary:
"This book shows us the face of Earths sixth great mass extinction, revealing that this century is a time of darkness for the worlds birds and mammals. In The Annihilation of Nature, three of todays most distinguished conservationists tell the stories of the birds and mammals we have lost and those that are now on the road to extinction. These tragic tales, coupled with eighty-three color photographs from the worlds leading nature photographers, display the beauty and biodiversity that humans are squandering."--Book jacket.
Topic:
Nature--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Extinction (Biology)  Search this
Rare birds  Search this
Rare mammals  Search this
Biodiversity conservation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1050488