The Future of Life

The Future of Life

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One of the world#146;s most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the natural treasures we are about to lose forever. Yet, rather than eschewing doomsday prophesies, he spells out a specific plan to save our world while there is still time. His vision is a hopeful one, as economically sound as it is environmentally necessary. Eloquent, practical and wise, this book should be read and studied by anyone concerned with the fate of the natural world.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, c2002
ISBN: 9780679768111
Branch Call Number: 333.95 WIL 2002
Characteristics: xxiv, 220 p. : ill


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Aug 30, 2016

It seems that Wilson has virtually re-written the same book three or four times, but in fairness, its still worth reading. He describes the processes that lead to extinction and gives numerous examples of each; the last chapter is part polemic, part call to action.

Subhajitsaha95 Jul 02, 2012

This book is really good. It helps regular people see what they couldn't see before.

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