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The Sixth Extinction

This time, we’re the asteroid.
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Rodolfo Dirzo et al. “Defaunation in the Anthropocene” http://bit.ly/1H7JQdw
Stuart Pimm et al. “Biodiversity of Species and Their Rates of Extinction” http://bit.ly/1A5UZJM

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  • www.npr.org    The Sixth Extinction : NPR - NPR : National Public Radio ...

    Dec 03, 2014 · NPR coverage of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

    http://www.npr.org/books/titles/275259548/the-sixth-extinction-an-unnatural-history

  • www.newyorker.com    The Sixth Extinction? - The New Yorker

    A Reporter at Large May 25, 2009 Issue The Sixth Extinction? There have been five great die-offs in history. This time, the cataclysm is us. By Elizabeth Kolbert

    http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/05/25/the-sixth-extinction

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  • www.vulture.com    Book Review: Schulz on The Sixth Extinction -- Vulture

    In print, at least, the New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert shares none of those sensibilities. But in her new book, The Sixth Extinction, she makes a page-turner …

    http://www.vulture.com/2014/02/kathryn-schulz-the-sixth-extinction-review.html

  • www.imdb.com    The 6th Extinction (2012) - IMDb

    Directed by John Vincent. With Mahssa Rashidy, Eric Maurer, Michael Bugard, Eric Jaan. It's day one of the end of the world, as vampires take over the Earth in one ...

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2234370/

  • jamesrollins.com    Books - James Rollins

    The Sixth Extinction: A Sigma Force Novel. Released on 08.12.2014. A remote military research station sends out a frantic distress call, ending with a chilling final ...

    http://jamesrollins.com/books/view/46

  • www.chicagotribune.com    New paperbacks: 'The Sixth Extinction,' others - Chicago ...

    Jan 15, 2015 · New paperbacks to check out are "The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert, "Arrows of Rain" by Okey Ndibe, "Cubed" by Nikil Saval, "A Circle of …

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/books/ct-prj-new-paperbacks-sixth-extinction-kolbert-20150115-story.html

  • voices.nationalgeographic.com    The Sixth Great Extinction: A Silent Extermination – Voices

    There are many contributing factors to the Sixth Great Extinction; today, destruction of habitat, introduction of alien species and pollution claim the most species.

    http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2012/03/28/the-sixth-great-extinction-a-silent-extermination/

  • www.theguardian.com    The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert – review ...

    O ne day around 66m years ago – it was in June or July if the evidence from fossilised pollen traces has been interpreted correctly – an asteroid somewhat larger ...

    http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/feb/14/sixth-extinction-unnatural-history-kolbert-review

  • recode.net    The Sixth Extinction Is Here — And It’s Our Fault | Re ...

    The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on ...

    http://recode.net/2014/07/26/the-sixth-extinction-is-here-and-its-our-fault/

  • www.imdb.com    The Sixth Extinction (Video 2009) - IMDb

    Directed by Philippe Jolicoeur. With Lyna Abrougui, Reuben Finley, Denise Peter. Trapped in a basement, a family struggles to survive against an unknown but …

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1588309/

  • www.usatoday.com    Study: Earth in the midst of sixth mass extinction

    Jul 24, 2014 · Study: Earth in the midst of sixth mass extinction. The loss and decline of animals around the world -- caused by habitat loss and global climate ...

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/07/24/mass-extinction-study/13096445/

  • www.mysterium.com    Mass Extinction Underway | Biodiversity Crisis | Global ...

    MASS EXTINCTION UNDERWAY The World Wide Web's Most Comprehensive Source of Information on the Current Mass Extinction The Current Mass Extinction:

    http://www.mysterium.com/extinction.html

  • www.biblio.com    The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth ...

    OVER THE LAST HALF-BILLION YEARS, there have been Five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around ...

    http://www.biblio.com/book/sixth-extinction-unnatural-history-kolbert-elizabeth/d/788094816

  • www.getabstract.com    The Sixth Extinction Summary | Elizabeth Kolbert

    Why you should read The Sixth Extinction. An asteroid slammed into Earth 66 million years ago, wiping out dinosaurs and decimating birds, mammals, plants and marine …

    http://www.getabstract.com/en/summary/concepts-and-trends/the-sixth-extinction/21713/

  • sixthextinction.net    How One Creature Drives So Many Species To Extinction

    How One Creature Drives So Many Species To Extinction. Scores of animals and plants are being driven out of existence ...

    http://sixthextinction.net/

  • grist.org    In “The Sixth Extinction,” Elizabeth Kolbert reports ...

    In “The Sixth Extinction,” Elizabeth Kolbert reports from the frontlines of a dying world

    http://grist.org/climate-energy/in-the-sixth-extinction-elizabeth-kolbert-reports-from-the-frontlines-of-a-dying-world/

  • news.sciencemag.org    Are We in the Middle of a Sixth Mass Extinction? | Science ...

    Earth's creatures are on the brink of a sixth mass extinction, comparable to the one that wiped out the dinosaurs. That's the conclusion of a new study, which ...

    http://news.sciencemag.org/2011/03/are-we-middle-sixth-mass-extinction

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    Drawing on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists and other researchers, an award-winning writer for <IT>The New Yorker<RO> discusses the ...

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