The God Species: How the Planet Can Survive the Age of Humans

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Fourth Estate, 2011 - Biotic communities - 280 pages
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Lynas argues that we can sustain a world of nine billion at higher living standards than today, but only if we take a more scientific approach to recognizing the real ecological limits of Earth. And that means taking a clear-eyed, rational look at a host of issues such as organic farming, genetically engineered crops, and nuclear power.

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THE GOD SPECIES: Saving the Planet in the Age of Humans

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A serious view of humans' negative environmental impact on Earth and the steps needed to correct these issues."Nature no longer runs the Earth. We do. It is our choice what happens from here. So ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Mark Lynas is an activist, journalist and traveller. He was editor of the website www.oneworld.net and has made many appearances in the press and TV as a commentator on environmental issues. He is the author of High Tide and Six Degrees.

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