In this book, the biologist Edward O. Wilson tracks the journey of life on Earth, from its beginnings to its current, threatened state, retaining a sense of optimism in the potential for rehabilitation – the return of flora and fauna to the island wiped out by Krakatoa is presented as a ray of hope, for example – while warning that we must respect the diversity of life to ensure the sustainability of the planet.

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In this book, the biologist Edward O. Wilson tracks the journey of life on Earth, from its beginnings to its current, threatened state, retaining a sense of optimism in the potential for rehabilitation – the return of flora and fauna to the island wiped out by Krakatoa is presented as a ray of hope, for example – while warning that we must respect the diversity of life to ensure the sustainability of the planet.

further reading…