Silent Earth

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Insects are essential for life as we know it. As they become more scarce, our world will slowly grind to a halt; we simply cannot function without them. Drawing on the latest ground-breaking research and a lifetime’s study, Dave Goulson reveals the shocking decline of insect populations that has taken place in recent decades, with potentially catastrophic consequences. He passionately argues that we must all learn to love, respect and care for our six-legged friends.

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‘Read this book, then look and wonder’ Sunday Times

We have to learn to live as part of nature, not apart from it. And the first step is to start looking after the insects, the little creatures that make our shared world go round.

Insects are essential for life as we know it – without them, our world would look vastly different. Drawing on the latest ground-breaking research and a lifetime’s study, Dave Goulson reveals the long decline of insect populations that has taken place in recent decades and its potential consequences.

Eye-opening and inspiring, Silent Earth asks for profound change at every level and a passionate argument or us to love, respect and care for our six-legged friends.

‘Compelling – Silent Earth is a wake-up call’ Isabella Tree, author of Wilding

‘Enlightening, urgent and funny, Goulson’s book is a timely call for action’ New Statesman

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Weight 268 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

328

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

595.717 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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