The ends of the world : volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions / Peter Brannen.
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- ISBN: 9780062364807
- ISBN: 0062364804
- Physical Description: 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
- Copyright: ©2017
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-308) and index.
Beginnings -- The End-Ordovician mass extinction -- The Late Devonian mass extinction -- The End-Permian mass extinction -- The End-Triassic mass extinction -- the End-Cretaceous mass extinction -- the End-Pleistocene mass extinction -- The near future -- The last extinction.
"As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extreme catastrophes in the planet's history, award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen takes us on a wild ride through the planet's five mass extinctions and, in the process, offers us a glimpse of our increasingly dangerous future."-- From publisher's website.
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