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Author: Marq De Villiers
ISBN: 0143051091
Subcategory: Earth Sciences
Pages 368 pages
Publisher Penguin Canada (March 10, 2009)
Language English
Category: Science
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eBook Dangerous World: Natural Disasters Manmade Catastrophes And Future Human Survival download

by Marq De Villiers


Vi, 362 pages ; 24 cm. A Canadian Science Writers Award-winning author presents an analysis of humanity's role in catastrophic natural disasters to consider whether or not such threats are increasing and how they can be managed.

Vi, 362 pages ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-341) and index

Are the boundaries between natural and human-caused calamities blurring? .

Are the boundaries between natural and human-caused calamities blurring? Are we part of the problem? If so, what can we do about it? In The End, award-winning writer Marq de Villiers examines these questions at a time when there is an urgent need to understand the perils that confront us, to act in such a way as best we can for the inevitable disasters when they come. We can do nothing about some natural calamities, but about others we can do a great deal.

Dangerous World book. In The End, award-winning writer Marq de Villiers examines these questions at a time when there is an urgent need to understand the perils that confront us, to act in such a way as best we can for the inevitable disasters when they come. De Villiers helps us understand which is which, and lays out some provocative ideas for mitigating the damage all such calamities can inflict on us and our world.

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De Villiers examines these questions in a time when we truly need to understand the dangers ahead and how to. .

De Villiers examines these questions in a time when we truly need to understand the dangers ahead and how to act in such a way that we're preparing for the inevitable and not making things worse.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. The End is a brilliant and challenging look at what lies ahead, and at what we can do to influence our future. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere. Publisher: Macmillan PublishersReleased: Mar 30, 2010ISBN: 9781429934404Format: book. The End - Marq de Villiers.

Dangerous World: Natural Disasters Manmade Catastrophes And Future Human Survival. In an interesting and comprehensive book, de Villiers provides a look at all the potential catastrophes facing humanity, both those of our own doing and those we have no control over

Dangerous World: Natural Disasters Manmade Catastrophes And Future Human Survival. In an interesting and comprehensive book, de Villiers provides a look at all the potential catastrophes facing humanity, both those of our own doing and those we have no control over. The End/ points out that we have been living at an unusually stable time in our planet's history, between ice ages, comet and asteroid strikes, and earthquake and volcano activity. There have been many periods of mass extinction throughout the ages, and there will be more to come.

Marq de Villiers was born in 1940 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. In 1989 he became the first recipient of the prestigious Alan Paton Award for White Tribe Dreaming. He and his wife, the writer Sheila Hirtle, live in Port Medway, Nova Scotia. They often collaborate on books. ISBN 978-0-67006568-4. The end : natural disasters, manmade catastrophes, and the future of human survival. ISBN 978-0-31236569-1. Marq de Villiers (2011). Our Way Out: First Principles for a Post-Apocalyptic World. McClelland and Stewart.

The End: Natural Disasters, Manmade Catastrophes, and the Future of Human Survival. New York City: St. Martin's Press. Bostrom, Nick, and Milan M. Circovic. Following a method already applied by the Agence Française de Développement, the report argues that loans to LICs should incorporate a floating grace period, which the country could draw upon when hit by a shock commodity shocks and natural disasters.

Tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, pandemics, cosmic radiation, gamma bursts from space, colliding comets, and asteroids - these catastrophic events have become a common part of our culture

Tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, pandemics, cosmic radiation, gamma bursts from space, colliding comets, and asteroids - these catastrophic events have become a common part of our culture. Are natural calamities now more probable, and more frequent? Are things getting worse? Are we part of the problem? If so, what can we do about it?Award-winning writer Marq de Villiers examines these questions at a time when there is an urgent need to understand the perils that confront us, and to prepare for - and perhaps prevent - the disasters when they come.

Tsunami, earthquake, hurricane, pandemic—are these and other natural calamities more probable, and more frequent, than they were? Are things getting worse? De Villiers examines these questions in a time when we truly need to understand the dangers ahead and how to act in such a way that we're preparing for the inevitable and not making things worse.