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The quiet extinction

Kara Rogers

The quiet extinction

stories of North America"s rare and threatened plants

by Kara Rogers

  • 318 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Endangered plants,
  • Endemic plants,
  • Plant conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-230) and index.

    StatementKara Rogers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK86.N66 R64 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 pages
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27193712M
    ISBN 100816531064
    ISBN 109780816531066
    LC Control Number2015005337
    OCLC/WorldCa907272390

    Kara Rogers is the senior editor of biomedical sciences at Encyclopædia Britannica, where she oversees a range of content from medicine and genetics to microorganisms. She joined Britannica in and has been a member of the National Association of Science Writers since   Lauren James answers our questions about her novel set in a future version of London where humanity has been almost wiped out by a pandemic, The Quiet at the End of the World (Walker Books.

    The Sixth Extinction: by Elizabeth Kolbert | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review Preview: The Sixth Extinction is a book by award winning journalist, Elizabeth Kolbert. In this book, the author demonstrates that species are dying out at a rate comparable to the previous mass extinctions, and if the trend of global warming, deforestation, and.   The Quiet Disappearance of Birds in North America Though the continent has 3 billion fewer birds than it did in , those losses are hard to glean because it’s .

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“The Quiet Extinction is a cogent call to action to conserve native plants, those often overlooked beings that support our lives and weave the living web which makes this green planet home to us all.”—Story Circle Book Reviews “Worth a read.”—Quarterly Review of Biology/5(3).

“The Quiet Extinction is a cogent call to action to conserve native plants, those often overlooked beings that support our lives and weave the living web which makes this green planet home to us all.”—Story Circle Book Reviews “Worth a read.”—Quarterly Review of Biology.

With extensive histories of a cast of familiar and rare North American plants, The Quiet Extinction explores the reasons why many of our native plants are disappearing.

Curious minds will find a desperate struggle for existence waged by these plants and discover the great environmental The quiet extinction book that could come if the struggle continues. Quiet Extinction: Stories of North America's Rare and Threatened Plants, Paperback by Rogers, Kara, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US "The Quiet Extinction explores the reasons many of our native plants are disappearing, noting their significance to the continent's natural heritage.

The Quiet Extinction explores the reasons many of our native plants are disappearing, noting their significance to the continent’s natural heritage. Kara Rogers captures the excitement of their discovery, the tragedy that has come to define their existence, and the remarkable efforts underway to save : Kara Rogers.

The Quiet Extinction Book Description: In the United States and Canada, thousands of species of native plants are edging toward the brink of extinction, and they are doing so quietly.

The Quiet Extinction: Stories of North America’s Rare and Threatened Plants eBook: Rogers, Kara: : Kindle Store5/5(1). What will happen as they face extinction edge. The Extinction Cycle Series. A tense and taut series of apocalyptic thrillers, these are sure to keep the readers hooked throughout, constantly turning the pages.

With a high degree of military literacy and knowledge as well, these are also given a level of accuracy unlike other books of its kind. In her previous book, Out of Nature; Why Drugs from Plants Matter to the Future of Humanity, Kara Rogers sought – and in my opinion brilliantly succeeded – in drawing attention to the link between some of biomedicine’s most dramatic and significant discoveries, and the importance of the conservation of the planet’s plant diversity.

Now, in The Quiet Extinction; Stories of North America. Accompanied by illustrations created by the author and packed with absorbing detail, The Quiet Extinction offers a compelling and refreshing perspective of rare and threatened plants and their relationship with the land and its people.

The Quiet Extinction: Stories of North America’s Rare and Threatened Plants by Kara Rogers, University of Arizona Press, pages Global warming.

Human : Casey Sanchez. "Kara Rogers sought--and in my opinion brilliantly succeeded--in drawing attention to the link between some of biomedicine's most dramatic and significant discoveries, and the importance of the conservation of the planet's plant diversity."--Well-Read Naturalist "The Quiet Extinction is a cogent call to action to conserve native plants, those often overlooked beings that support our lives and.

Recognizing the quiet extinction of invertebrates Article (PDF Available) in Nature Communications 10(1) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'. With extensive histories of a cast of familiar and rare North American plants, The Quiet Extinction explores the reasons why many of our native plants are disappearing.

Curious minds will find a desperate struggle for existence waged by these plants and discover the great environmental impacts that could come if the struggle : University of Arizona Press.

The Remaining: Extinction was a good book but not as well rounded as some of the others in the series (personally the original was the most interesting) but still a great read. Along with this nearly all the characters seemed to change in personality along with behavior as this book moved along/5.

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In the book, Kolbert chronicles previous mass extinction events, and compares them to the accelerated, widespread extinctions during our present time.

She also describes specific species extinguished by humans, as well as the ecologies surrounding prehistoric and near-present extinction : Elizabeth Kolbert. Book two on your list of books relevant to extinction and de-extinction is The Cave Bear Story by Björn Kurtén.

I picked this book because it’s similar to my own academic research trajectory. This book was written in the s and cave bears are the most common Pleistocene fossil that we find.

The Quiet Extinction September 6, In The Quiet Extinction; Stories of North America’s Rare and Threatened Plants, Kara Rogers appears to be picking up where she left off in Out of Nature in bringing to light the precarious existence of a number of plant species throughout the continent that are – as the title so poignantly states.

P. David Polly Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, INUSA, [email protected] Only years ago, extinction was a radical new idea. Fossils were known, but their identity as the remains of species that no longer lived on the face of the Earth was not yet firmly established in the scientific world.

Directed by Ben Young. With Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan, Amelia Crouch, Erica Tremblay. A father has a recurring dream of losing his family. His nightmare turns into reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction. Fighting for their lives, he comes to realize an unknown strength to keep them safe from harm/10(K).