Pulitzer-Prize winning author Elizabeth Kolbert is appearing at Manchester Community Library in a special ticketed Green Mountain Academy for Life Long Learning (GMALL) event, and Northshire Bookstore will be on hand with copies of her books.
Over the last half-billion years, there have been five major mass extinctions. The last of these, caused by an asteroid impact, did in the dinosaurs. Scientists now say we are on the verge of a sixth extinction. This time the cause is us. How are humans driving a mass extinction and what can be done?