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The End of Evolution: Dinosaurs, Mass Extinction and Biodiversity

By: Peter Ward

302 pages, B/w photos, illus

Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #87683 | ISBN: 1857993683
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx
Hardback | Dec 1995 | #35188 | ISBN: 0297814753
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About this book

The author is one of the world's leading palaeontologists. He produces work of the highest calibre, writing very clearly for the non-specialist reader, and is never less than thought-provoking. Here he argues that while previous mass extinctions have been caused by unlucky combinations of several different ecological or climatic factors, now there is just a single cause - mankind. `We need a broad perspective on this most portentous of all ecological and evolutionary disasters...Peter Ward's book should be read by all thinking and caring people.' Stephen Jay Gould

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