9781616142254

Life of Earth

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  • ISBN13:

    9781616142254

  • ISBN10:

    1616142251

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/2010
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
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Summary

In this portrait of Planet Earth-at just about the mid point of its probable lifespan-a biologist discusses the evolution of the network of life and the crucial role played by humans in determining the future of our world.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. 9
Introduction: A Pile of Rocks in the Middle of Kansasp. 11
Meet Mother Earthp. 23
Inevitable Evolutionp. 45
Innovationp. 75
Symbiosisp. 93
Sexp. 109
Altruismp. 137
Religionp. 163
Sciencep. 181
Faith in Photosynthesisp. 201
Notesp. 221
Bibliographyp. 237
Indexp. 249
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