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Ecologist Special Report: From fish to forests and conflicts to coffee ... how humans are affected by climate-driven species shifts
Mustonen, Tero; Rhoades, Hannibal
Article
2017
Climate change has species on the move, with major consequences for biodiversity and human communities. Building resilience has never been more important and Indigenous Peoples are showing the way.
Extinction: A Radical History
Dawson, Ashley
Book
2016
Some thousands of years ago, the world was home to an immense variety of large mammals. From wooly mammoths and saber-toothed tigers to giant ground sloths and armadillos the size of automobiles, thes...
Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink
Goodall, Jane; Maynard, Thane; Hudson, Gail
Book
2009
Goodall illuminates the heroic efforts of dedicated environmentalists and the truly critical need to protect the habitats of endangered species.
Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives
Steel, Carolyn
Book
2008
Hungry City details the transformation of the food industry and it's not so benevolent impact on humanity. Obesity, diabetes and heart disease are the by-products of a system that is characterized by ...
Looming Climate Catastrophe: Extinction in Nine Years?
Lindorff, Dave
Article
2017
Reports from the Arctic are getting pretty grim.
Major study shows species loss destroys essential ecosystems
Article
2017
Long term research by German ecologists proves that loss of biodiversity has "direct, unpleasant consequences for mankind."
A Short History of Progress
Wright, Ronald
Book
2004
If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Kolbert, Elizabeth
Book
2014
An examination of how we have come to understand the concept of extinction and how we have come to recognize our role in it.
The World Without Us
Weisman, Alan
Book
2007
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

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