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Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009

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ISBN-10: 0547002599

ISBN-13: 9780547002590

Edition: 2009

Authors: Elizabeth Kolbert, Tim Folger, Tim Folger, Tim Folger

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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Publication date: 10/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Elizabeth Kolbert is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her series on global warming, The Climate of Man, won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's magazine writing award and a National Academies communications award. She is a two-time National Magazine Award winner. She has written several books including Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change and The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History.

TIM FOLGER is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines.

Foreword
Introduction
Faustian Economics: from Harper's Magazine
The Ethics of Climate Change: from Scientific American
Is Google Making Us Stupid?: from The Atlantic Monthly
High-Tech Trash: from National Geographic
Intel Inside: from Wired
Blown Apart: from California
Did Life Begin in Ice?: from Discover
The Day Before Genesis: from Discover
The Itch: from The New Yorker
The Mushroom Cloud's Silver Lining: from Science
Last of the Neanderthals: from National Geographic
Virtual Iraq: from The New Yorker
Chain Reaction: from Discover
Wasteland: from Harper's Magazine
Minds of Their Own: from National Geographic
Back to the Future: from High Country News
To Take Wildness in Hand: from Orion
How We Evolve: from Seed
Pop Psychology: from The Atlantic Monthly
Contagious Cancer: from Harper's Magazine
The Reality Tests: from Seed
Darwin and the Meaning of Flowers: from The New York Review of Books
Animalcules and Other Little Subjects: from Isotope
Big Foot: from The New Yorker
Red Is the New Green: from Outside
Stayin' Alive: from Wired
Contributors' Notes
Other Notable Science and Nature Writing of 2008