- Publisher: St Martins Pr (July 8, 2008)
- ASIN: B001JYOQJ2
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,739,880 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
I highly recommend you read this book if you care about the future of this planet.
I understand that the author has biases, but he does an excellent job of communicating research findings in an objective, insightful manner.
In his book, Mr. Stolzenburg provides an in depth look at the ill considered impacts of mankinds elimination of major predators.
This book summarizes the problems in a highly congested agrarian society like we have on both of our coasts. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Ross Anderson
This book is sad but hopeful - yes WE NEED CARNIVORES!!! LISTEN AND THINK ABOUT IT!!! Ecosystems collapse without them. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark A. Ryniker
I just finished reading the book below and highly ... HIGHLY ... recommend it. William Stolzenburg is an excellent author with delicious wording that has an enjoyable rhythm. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Richard Small
Not to sound like a cheesy book-blurb review, but: if you're going to read just one book about ecology this decade, read this one! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Molly R.
For the first billion years of life on Earth, all of our ancestors were single celled. One day, we aren't sure why, a hungry organism ate a delicious bystander, and became the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
For understanding how ecosystems work and just general ecology writing, this may be the best book EVER I have read! Short, succient, great case studies. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jim C
This book is a must read for anyone that cares about animals, nature and ecology. What sets it apart from other books about science and biology is that it is not only interesting,... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Caroline
Every member of the US Fish and Wild Life Service should be required to read this book and all of the books written by E. O. Wilson.Published 12 months ago by Betty Williams
Every chapter in this book is a mystery that is slowly answered.
What beast did the old sailors call the "killers of whales"?
Why are the deer starving? Read more