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Adventures in the Anthropocene : A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made (Reprint) (Paperback)

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An illuminating exploration of our new epoch: the Anthropocene' the age of manthrough the stories of people living on its frontline.We know our planet is in crisis, but all too often the big picture is obstructed by dense data sets and politics. Struggling with this obscurity as the editor atNature, Gaia Vince decided to travel the world to see for herself what life is really like for people on the frontline of this new reality. What she found was a number people doing the most extraordinary things: A man making artificial glaciers in Nepal, the one painting mountains white to attract snowfall, or the individual making islands out of trash in the Caribbean. These stories, combined with the new science that underpins Gaia's expertise and research, make for "[An] impressive book, encyclopedic in its scope and relentless in its gumshoe derring-do. An emporium of fascinating information." (American Scholar)
An illuminating exploration of our new epoch: the Anthropocene' the age of manthrough the stories of people living on its frontline.

We know our planet is in crisis, but all too often the big picture is obstructed by dense data sets and politics. Struggling with this obscurity as the editor atNature, Gaia Vince decided to travel the world to see for herself what life is really like for people on the frontline of this new reality. What she found was a number people doing the most extraordinary things: A man making artificial glaciers in Nepal, the one painting mountains white to attract snowfall, or the individual making islands out of trash in the Caribbean. These stories, combined with the new science that underpins Gaia's expertise and research, make for "[An] impressive book, encyclopedic in its scope and relentless in its gumshoe derring-do. An emporium of fascinating information." (American Scholar)
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 436
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Environmental Conservation + Protection, Environmental Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Gaia Vince
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2015
TCIN: 46778254
UPC: 9781571313584
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-1576
$14.19
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