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On Extinction - a book by Challenger, Melanie

On Extinction

How We Became Estranged from Nature

On Extinction( )
Author: Challenger, Melanie
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Counterpoint LLC
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Realizing the link between her own estrangement from nature and the cultural shifts that led to a dramatic rise in extinctions, award-winning writer Melanie Challenger travels in search of the stories behind these losses. From an exploration of an abandoned mine in England to an Antarctic sea voyage to South Georgia's old whaling stations, from a sojourn in South America to a stay among an Inuit community in Canada, she uncovers species, cultures, and industries touched by...
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Detailed Subjects: Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Nature / Ecology
Science / Environmental Science
Travel / Polar Regions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.19 x 8.74 x 0.64 Inches
Book Weight:0.924 Pounds

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