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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions

Peter Brannen – award-winning science journalist, former journalist-in-residence at the Duke University National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, and former Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Journalism Fellow – discusses his new book about the latest theories on the causes of Earth’s past mass extinction events.

Our world has ended five times: it has been broiled, frozen, poison-gassed, smothered, and pelted by asteroids. How do we find out what happened, and what can we learn about what our future might hold?

Get the book here: https://goo.gl/fYhT6G



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