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Sale, Peter F
Our dying planet : an ecologist's view of the crisis we face / Peter F. Sale
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  GF75 .S25 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nature -- Effect of human beings on
Environmental responsibility
Ecology
Physical Description x, 339 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-322) and index
Contents pt. 1. Information : what we are doing to our world. Overfishing ; Removing forests ; Disrupting the ocean-atmosphere engine ; The perilous future for coral reefs -- pt. 2. Understanding : why we don't comprehend the scale of our problem. The problem of shifting baselines ; Our unrealistic belief in the balance of nature -- pt. 3. Moving forward : why it matters and what we need to do. What loss of ecological complexity means for the world ; Reducing our use of fossil fuels ; Slowing growth of the human population ; Our alternative futures

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