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Look: 82 species chronicle Earth's latest mass extinction

A new book explores our consequential relationship with nature.

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As a species, Homo sapiens wield incredible power over the fate of life on Earth.

Our industrialized world has caused unprecedented destruction to wildlife.

But people have also intervened to bring species back from the brink of extinction, and restore struggling ecosystems.