Peter Sale's scholarly but readable overview of the varied and interconnected aspects of the whole problem of our environmental crisis and his positive outlook that we can change direction makes this book stand out from others. To glimpse the depth and breadth of his work, check out the bibliography; it's a great read on its own.
This is a compelling and passionate 'must read' for all who are concerned about human impact on the environment and the consequences. Sale clearly outlines his case that "We are responsible for most of the extinction occurring today, and the rate is somewhere around .1% of species per year". He demonstrates that we are causing extinctions in a myriad of ways,… Read more