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the coming population crash: and our planet’s surprising future by fred pearce

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  • The Coming Population Crash

    and Our Planet's Surprising Future

    by Fred Pearce ...
    A leading environmental writer looks at the unexpected effects—and possible benefits—of a shrinking, graying populationOver the last century, the world’s population quadrupled and fears of overpopulation flared, with baby booms blamed for genocide and terrorism, and overpopulation singled out as the primary factor driving global warming. Yet, surprisingly, it appears that the population explosion ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Our Planet

    With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the Emmy–winning NETFLIX original documentary series, presenting never-before-seen visuals of nature's most intriguing animals in action and the environmental change that has to be seen to be believed.With six hundred members of crew filming in fifty countries over four years, the directors that brought us ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Rebuilding the Earth

    Regenerating our planet’s life support systems for a sustainable future

    by Mark Everard ...
    Rebuilding the Earth highlights humanity’s interdependence with the planet’s ecosystems. Today, these ecosystems are seriously degraded, compromising future security and opportunity. It is essential that we set about rebuilding the metaphorical ‘ark’ of nature upon which our future prospects depend. Central to this book are several case studies of regenerative approaches drawn from every continent ... Read more

    $31.49 USD

  • Keepers of the Spring

    Reclaiming Our Water In An Age Of Globalization

    by Fred Pearce ...
    Water has long been the object of political ambition and conflict. Recent history is full of leaders who tried to harness water to realize national dreams. Yet the people who most need water--farmers, rural villages, impoverished communities--are too often left, paradoxically, with desiccated fields, unfulfilled promises, and refugee status.It doesn't have to be this way, according to Fred Pearce. ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • When the Rivers Run Dry, Fully Revised and Updated Edition

    Water-The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century

    by Fred Pearce ...
    A new edition of the veteran science writer's groundbreaking work on the world's water crisis, featuring all-new reporting from the most recent global flashpointsThroughout history, rivers have been our foremost source of fresh water for both agriculture and individual consumption, but looming water scarcity threatens to cut global food production and cause conflict and unrest. In this visionary ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Fallout

    Disasters, Lies, and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age

    by Fred Pearce ...
    An investigation into our complicated 8-decade-long relationship with nuclear technology, from the bomb to nuclear accidents to nuclear waste.From Hiroshima to Chernobyl, Fukushima to the growing legacy of lethal radioactive waste, humanity’s struggle to conquer atomic energy is rife with secrecy, deceit, human error, blatant disregard for life, short-sighted politics, and fear. Fallout is an eye ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Water Lands: A vision for the world’s wetlands and their people

    Where water meets land, life abounds. This is the story of the nature and people of the wetlands of the world.From Wetlands International comes Water Lands, a beautifully illustrated book about this life-giving, global ecosystem.From the peat bogs of Ireland to the bayous of Louisiana; from the flooded forests of Cambodia to the permafrost of Siberia; from the mangroves of the Ganges Delta to the ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Fallout

    Disasters, Lies, and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age

    by Fred Pearce ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    An investigation into our complicated 8-decade-long relationship with nuclear technology, from the bomb to nuclear accidents to nuclear waste.From Hiroshima to Chernobyl, Fukushima to the growing legacy of lethal radioactive waste, humanity’s struggle to conquer atomic energy is rife with secrecy, deceit, human error, blatant disregard for life, short-sighted politics, and fear. Fallout is an eye ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • With Speed and Violence

    Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change

    by Fred Pearce ...
    Nature is fragile, environmentalists often tell us. But the lesson of this book is that it is not so. The truth is far more worrying. Nature is strong and packs a serious counterpunch . . . Global warming will very probably unleash unstoppable planetary forces. And they will not be gradual. The history of our planet's climate shows that it does not do gradual change. Under pressure, whether from ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Deep Jungle

    Journey To The Heart Of The Rainforest

    by Fred Pearce ...
    DEEP JUNGLE is an exploration of the most alien and feared habitat on Earth. Starting with man's earliest recorded adventures, Fred Pearce journeys high into the canopy - home to two-thirds of all the creatures on our planet, many of whom never come down to earth. During his travels he encounters all manner of fantastic flora and fauna, including a frog that can glide from tree to tree, a spider ... Read more

    $11.89 USD