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“Even if we’re not technically in a mass extinction event like the one that did in the dinosaurs, it’s clear we are in the midst of a crash in species diversity and population size that is so devastating as to influence the operation of the Earth system as we know it. We’ve heard this quite a lot over the years, but Kolbert’s book brought it home in a more intimate, and a more damning way. There’s a calmness, and a detachedness in her writing that makes it that much more powerful and affecting” Read more...
The best books on Global Challenges
Rowan Hooper, Journalist
“Perhaps we will go extinct as well. I think that that is one extinction that we can probably get most people to care about.” Read more...
The best books on Extinction and De-Extinction
Beth Shapiro, Biologist