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Eating the sun : how plants power the planet

by Morton, Oliver.

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Traces the science of photosysthesis and its relevance in both history and the modern world, exploring the phenomenon's key role in confronting today's environmental challenges. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. 1: In the span of a man's life. Carbon ; Energy ; Light
  • Pt. 2: In the span of a planet's life. Beginnings ; Fossils ; Forests and feedback ; Grass
  • Pt. 3: In the span of a tree's life. Humanity ; Energy.