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The Devouring Dragon

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China's rise is assaulting the natural world at an alarming rate. In a few short years, China has become the planet's largest market for endangered wildlife, its top importer of tropical trees, and its biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Its rapid economic growth has driven up the world's very metabolism: in Brazil, farmers clear large swaths of the Amazon to plant soybeans; Indian poachers hunt tigers and elephants to feed Chinese demand; in the United States, clouds of mercury and ozone

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ISBN:9781250023186
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Trajectory Index

Words: 92,674
Unique Words: 7,373
Complexity Index: 54
Reading Level: 10.8
Avg Sentence (words): 20.77
Avg Word (chars): 4.66
Chapters: 30
Paragraphs: 2,306
Adult Reading Time: 6:11
Sentiment: 0.004
Intensity: 0.065
People: 593
Places: 332
Brands: 57
Things: 521
SAT Words: 837
Goodreads Rating: 3.59
Trajectory China 300: 216
TOEFL Words: 79
IELTS Words: 459
Nouns 59.6%
Verbs 19.8%
Adjectives 13.6%
Adverbs 4.0%
Other 3.0%
Profanity: 14
Explicit Activity: 1
Violence: 85

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