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Life history of our planet.

by William D. Gunning

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Published by W. B. Keen, Cooke & Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology,
  • Evolution,
  • Prehistoric peoples

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William D. Gunning. Illustrated by Mary Gunning.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE721 .G9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6993415M
    LC Control Number08003169
    OCLC/WorldCa6598647

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Life History of Our Planet Paperback See all formats and Life history of our planet. book Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Kindle $ Read with Our Free App Hardcover $ 1 New from $   Life History of Our Planet (Classic Reprint) Paperback – February 6, by William Dickey Gunning (Author)Cited by: 1.

A Life On Our Planet: My Witness Statement and Vision for the Future is David's witness statement, reflecting on his remarkable career exploring and documenting the natural world, and the decline of the planet's environment and biodiversity he's observed first-hand in that time.

Eons. In geochronology, time is generally measured in mya (million years ago), each unit representing the period of approximately 1, years in the history of Earth is divided into four great eons, starting 4, mya with the formation of the eon saw the most significant changes in Earth's composition, climate and life.

Each eon is subsequently divided into eras. Sincehe has also worked for Disney, directing six wildlife movies for its Disneynature label. Inhe set up Silverback Films with Keith Scholey, which produced The Hunt series for the BBC and Our Planet for Netflix, the first natural history Netflix original documentary series.

This book is Fothergill’s s: This non-fiction book addresses how our planet has evolved over the history of its lifetime.

The author explains the geological cycle and in light of this vastness of earth’s history, it is difficult to feel significant as humans are most likely going to be extinct by the time the current one ends/5(23).

With six hundred members of crew filming in fifty countries over four years, the directors that brought us the original Planet Earth and Blue Planet now take readers on a journey across all the globe’s different biological realms to present stunning visuals of nature’s most intriguing animals in action, and environmental change on a scale that must be seen to be believed.

Our Planet is a British nature documentary series made for series is narrated by David Attenborough and produced by Silverback Films, led by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey, who also created BBC documentary series Planet Earth, Frozen Planet and The Blue Planet, in collaboration with the conservation charity World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

David Attenborough will define his legacy as a natural historian and broadcaster in a new book, A Life on Our Planet, this October. Described as Attenborough's "masterpiece", the book will look forward with a plan to avoid a future of devastating biodiversity loss, as well as reflect upon a life spent exploring and protecting the natural world.

In Six Degrees, Mark Lynas sketches out what the real, tangible effects of our planet's warming will be, degree by degree — from the loss of coral reefs and mountain glaciers to, ultimately at 6 degrees, the elimination of most life.

Promising review: "This is the most frightening book I've ever read. I mean that as a resounding endorsement. A new book titled "Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System" (Smithsonian Books, ) explores the history of exoplanet.

A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves by Walter Alvarez “A Most Improbable Journey” is an awe-inspiring and accessible history of our planet and ourselves that combines the cosmos, earth, life and s: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gunning, William D.

(William Dickey), Life-history of our planet. New York: E. Worthington, See the world. Then make it better. 'I am I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary. As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion.

The tragedy of our time has been happening all around us, barely noticeable from day to day - the loss of our planet's wild places, its biodiversity. Our coastal seas are a rich community of plants and animals working together, all of which are vital to the health of our planet and humanity.

The High Seas The open oceans are the world’s largest ecosystems, vital to everyone, owned by no-one. A Life On Our Planet: My Witness Statement and Vision for the Future is the latest work by the broadcaster and natural historian.

It is to be released in October o at the same time as the global. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gunning, William D. (William Dickey), Life history of our planet. Chicago, W.B. Keen, Cooke & Co., Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gunning, William D.

(William Dickey), Life-history of our planet. A Life on Our Planet is my witness statement, and my vision for the future. It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.

We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' All we need is the will do so. A very good book on the evolution of our universe, solar system and Earth. Hazen chronologically walks the reader through billion years of our earth's history, explaining the conditions at each stage of our planet's existence/5().

The History of Life on Our Planet “My professional life is spent telling people about the history of life on earth through fossils ” Cambridge University Paleontologist and science guide wunderkind Dr Aaron Hunter – in the company of Mary Anning, one of ten British women who most influenced the history of science – whirls us back million years.About A Brief History of Life on Earth The story of life on earth unfolds in dramatic fashion in this amazing concertina picture book that takes readers from billion years ago to the present day.The 70 Million-Year-Old History of the Mississippi River Thousands of Rare Artifacts Discovered Beneath Tudor Manor's Attic Floorboards Two Women, Their Lives Connected by American Slavery, Tackle.