Results tagged “ecology”

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The Sixth Extinction
Elizabeth Kolbert (Bloomsbury)
★★★★★

In this engrossing book, one idea stands as a marker. As author Elizabeth Kolbert points out, all that we are, all that we have done, from printing presses to pyramids, from St Paul's to iPods will eventually become a rock strata the thickness of a cigarette paper.

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The low spring tide this year exposed the banks of the Thames to the full glare of public view. It didn't present a pretty site.

Volunteers donned welly boots to trudge through the clammy mud at the Isle of Dogs and North Woolwich and found a range of unsavoury and unsightly items.

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