The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

The book explores the concept of the sixth extinction, suggesting that we are currently in the midst of it due to human activity. By examining previous mass extinctions and the current rapid loss of species, the author argues that humans are causing a mass extinction event through climate change, habitat destruction, and spreading of non-native species. The book offers a sobering look at the impact of human behavior on the natural world, emphasizing the urgency of addressing these environmental issues.

The 1816th greatest book of all time


Published
2014
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
300-350
Words
104,000
Original Language
English

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