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Darwin's Walk & The Last Wave Disappearing Landscapes, Declining Species

By: Richard Krooth(Author)
392 pages
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Darwin's Walk & The Last Wave
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About this book

Darwin's Walk and The Last Wave describes the reasons humankind may be facing its last moments on Planet Earth. Darwin marked the path of species evolution, modification, and extinction. Following Darwin's trajectory of evolution, the author reveals how human-made technologies have had a devastating impact on Earth's biosphere, signaling the continuing disappearance of landscapes and the decline of species life.

Contents

List of Figures and Photographs
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction

Part I: House of Cards
Chapter 1: Advancing Technosphere; Endangered Biosphere
Chapter 2: Fallout—Bringing Down the House of Cards
Chapter 3: Technology and the Cascade of Species

Part II: Thermal Power & Entropy
Chapter 4: Entropy, Machines and Inanimate Power

Part III: Isolines and Isotherms
Chapter 5: Cosmos: A Holistic Concept of Earth
Chapter 6: Loss of Control Over Global Heat

Part IV: Natural Selection
Chapter 7: Battle for Reproductive Success

Part V: Destructions Past; Destructions Future
Chapter 8: Atmospheres & Deserts; Deluge & Extinctions
Chapter 9: Dance of Pelagic Death – Part 1
Chapter 10: Dance of Pelagic Death – Part 2

Part VI: Forces Driving Global Warming
Chapter 11: Thermal Maximums
Chapter 12: Gaia’s Cycles; Anthropocentric Heat
Chapter 13: Remains of the Natural World: Vanishing Landscapes, Disappearing Species

Part VII: End of an Epoch
Chapter 14: Darwin’s Walk and the Last Wave

Bibliography
Index

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Biography

Richard Krooth, PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz, has much practical experience in issues invoked in this book, having worked for environmental preservation his entire adult life. Author of over a dozen books on history and nature, a rare scholar with a Ph.D. and J.D., he writes about his life travels and library discoveries. This volume illustrates his concerns for humanity and all living things, as well as his wide-ranging research and use of first-hand reports and observations, attempting to put the current planetary crisis into the context of its historical setting.

By: Richard Krooth(Author)
392 pages
Publisher: Hamilton Books
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