From Naked Ape to Superspecies: Humanity and the Global Eco-Crisis

From Naked Ape to Superspecies: Humanity and the Global Eco-Crisis


For millennia, we lived in concord with the Earth, taking basically what we required to outlive. yet in precisely the previous few centuries, we've got used our powers to meet our obsession with intake and new expertise, with out regard for the implications. And in doing so, now we have exploited our environment on an extraordinary scale. during this revised and up to date version of From bare Ape to Superspecies, David Suzuki and Holly Dressel lucidly describe how we now have advanced past our wishes, trampling different species, believing that we will make the Earth paintings the way in which we need it to. and so they introduce us to the folk who're struggling with again, people who find themselves resisting the inexorable increase of the "global economic climate" juggernaut, the folk whose voices are tough to listen to over the din of company public family members machines. We find out about how human arrogance—demonstrated by way of our forget for the small and microscopic species that represent the Earth’s engine and our reckless use of technological innovations like strong herbicides or genetically engineered crops—is threatening the wellbeing and fitness of our youngsters and the protection of our nutrients supply.

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