What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Really Does Grow on Trees

What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Really Does Grow on Trees

Tony Juniper


From Indian vultures to chinese language bees, Nature offers the 'natural companies' that retain the economic system going. From the recycling miracles within the soil; a military of predators ridding us of undesirable pests; an abundance of existence making a genetic codebook that underpins our nutrition, pharmaceutical industries and masses extra, it's been envisioned that those and different companies are every year worthy approximately double international GDP. but we take so much of Nature's companies with no consideration, imagining them unfastened and unlimited ... till they all of sudden change off. it is a publication packed with rapid, impactful tales, containing either warnings (such as within the story of India's vultures, killed off via medications given to farm animals, resulting in a scourge of rabies), but in addition the optimistic (how birds guard fruit harvests, coral reefs safeguard coasts from storms and the way the rainforests take up billions of a whole lot carbon published from automobiles and tool stations). Tony Juniper's booklet will swap the full manner you consider lifestyles, the planet and the economic climate.

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