The Resource Adventures in the anthropocene: : a journey to the heart of the planet we made, Gaia Vince, (ebook)

Adventures in the anthropocene: : a journey to the heart of the planet we made, Gaia Vince, (ebook)

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Adventures in the anthropocene: : a journey to the heart of the planet we made
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Adventures in the anthropocene:
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a journey to the heart of the planet we made
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Gaia Vince
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eng
Summary
We live in times of great change on Earth. In fact, while previous shifts from one geological epoch to another were caused by events beyond human control, the dramatic results of our emission of carbon to the atmosphere over the past century have moved many scientists to declare the dawn of a new era: the Anthropocene, or Age of Man. Watching this consensus develop from her seat as an editor at Nature, Gaia Vince couldn't help but wonder if the greatest cause of this dramatic planetary change humans' singular ability to adapt and innovate might also hold the key to our survival. And so she left her professional life in London and set out to travel the world in search of ordinary people making extraordinary changes and, in many cases, thriving. Part science journal, part travelogue, Adventures in the Anthropocene recounts Vince's journey, and introduces an essential new perspective on the future of life on Earth
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Vince, Gaia
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577.27
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non fiction
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  • Global environmental change
  • Global environmental change
  • Nature
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adult
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Adventures in the anthropocene: : a journey to the heart of the planet we made, Gaia Vince, (ebook)
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9781571319289
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MWT11818546
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Adventures in the anthropocene: : a journey to the heart of the planet we made, Gaia Vince, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781571319289
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11818546
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11818546
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MWT11818546
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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