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Inheritors of the Earth

C. D. Thomas

Inheritors of the Earth

how nature is thriving in an age of extinction

by C. D. Thomas

  • 105 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biodiversity,
  • Nature,
  • SCIENCE,
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Environmental Science (see also Chemistry,
  • Evolution (Biology.),
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Ecosystems & Habitats,
  • NATURE,
  • Popular works,
  • Species,
  • Resilience (Ecology)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris D. Thomas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH367 .T455 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 300 pages
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886511M
    ISBN 101610397274
    ISBN 109781610397285, 9780241240762, 9781610397278
    LC Control Number2017941303

    The Inheritors of Earth. By: Jerry Ahern,Sharon Ahern,Bob Anderson. Narrated by: Scott "Scooter" Fortney. Free with day trial $/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime. Book 1 in Dark Days of the After Series By: Ryan Schow. My review of Chris Thomas's fine book, Inheritors of the Earth. If human beings were to vanish from the Earth, what would their effect on wildlife have been? A rash of extinctions, a lot of mixing up so that wallabies and parakeets live in England and rabbits and sparrows in Australia, but also — according to Chris Thomas — an eventual doubling in the number of species on the planet: a.

    Human activity has irreversibly changed the natural environment. But the news isn't all bad. It's accepted wisdom today that human beings have permanently damaged the natural world, causing extinction, deforestation, pollution, and of course climate change. But in Inheritors of the Earth. An "epoch-defining book" But in Inheritors of the Earth, biologist Chris Thomas shows that this obscures a more hopeful truth - we're also helping nature grow and change. Human cities and mass agriculture have created new places for enterprising animals and plants to live, and our activities have stimulated evolutionary change in virtually.

      Book of the week: Human actions have killed off some species but may be kick-starting new ones, writes Jules Pretty. Inheritors of the Earth: How Nature Is Thriving in an Age of Extinction By Chris D. Thomas Allen Lane, pp, £ ISBN Published 6 July Inheritors of the Earth Book Page Readers who liked this book also liked: To Sleep in a Sea of Stars (Partial Galley) 15 Sep General Fiction (Adult), Sci Fi & Fantasy.


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The Inheritors of Earth book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John Thomas Rourke's world is now roughly one-third of what /5.

But in Inheritors of the Earth, biologist Chris Thomas shows that this obscures a more hopeful truth--we're also helping nature grow and change.

Human cities and mass agriculture have created new places for enterprising animals and plants to live, and our activities have stimulated evolutionary change in virtually every population of living Author: Chris D.

Thomas. This engaging, provocative and important book paints a refreshingly optimistic picture of life on Earth"—The Guardian "The inevitability (and pace) of global change demands the sort of fresh thinking that is found in Inheritors of the Earth."—Science Magazine "Inheritors of the Earth collects years of Thomas' field research.

In Inheritors of the Earth, Thomas takes us on a round-the-world journey to meet the enterprising animals and plants that are thriving in the Anthropocene, from York's ochre-coloured comma butterfly to hybrid American bison and the scarlet-beaked New Zealand pukeko.

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Many animals and plants actually benefit from our presence, raising biological diversity in most parts of the world and increasing the rate at which new species are formed, perhaps to the.

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His first book, Inheritors of the Earth, is a very interesting and thought-provoking read on the current mass extinction crisis, and conservation philosophy in general, focusing on the proverbial winners, and calling out conservationists for holding viewpoints that seem more driven by nostalgia than by logical thinking about the biological.

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Thomas overturns the accepted story, revealing how nature is fighting back. Many animals and plants actually benefit from our presence, raising biological diversity in most parts of the world and increasing the rate at which new species are formed, perhaps to the highest level in Earth's history.