The end of nature

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Random House, Sep 23, 1989 - Performing Arts - 226 pages
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Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.

This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in environmental studies. McKibben's argument that the survival of the globe is dependent on a fundamental, philosophical shift in the way we relate to nature is more relevant than ever. McKibben writes of our earth's environmental cataclysm, addressing such core issues as the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and the depletion of the ozone layer. His new introduction addresses some of the latest environmental issues that have risen during the 1990s. The book also includes an invaluable new appendix of facts and figures that surveys the progress of the environmental movement.

More than simply a handbook for survival or a doomsday catalog of scientific prediction, this classic, soulful lament on Nature is required reading for nature enthusiasts, activists, and concerned citizens alike.

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User Review  - Ryan Curry - Goodreads

To be honest, did not finish this book. I felt it started off very strong however when McKibben states that "planting trees to try and take some co2 out of the air isn't a valid option because that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

Too much rambling on about feelings and meaning and whatnot. Not enough data to support the main points, although there is certainly more now. Read full review


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