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What's Really Happening to Our Planet?: The Facts Simply Explained

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What's Really Happening To Our Planet? is the only book to fully review the current state of the planet and the way in which our unchecked human activity could change the world forever, with a perspective on what we can do to reverse the damage. Wide ranging, heart-stopping research is distilled into one reliable and eye-opening book.

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Published June 1st 2016 by DK
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Clare O'Beara
This is a book of statistics and charts. Each double page spread shows a new aspect of life on our planet and how humans have been altering circumstances. From the simple two colour bars of the ratio of early humans to wildlife, 98% wildlife and 2% hunters, alongside today's stark bars of 98% humans plus their livestock and 2% wildlife (birds included) to more complex matters like GDP, food exports and literacy per nation, we get a good overall look at the world.
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Lenore Marentette
Dec 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is a great overview of the current and future socioenvironmental challenges facing the planet. It's written in a way that's very accessible to the layperson, with helpful graphics and supporting statistics to explain each concept. Definitely recommend for anyone trying to grasp the extent of the climate crisis.
Caroline Gortz
Jun 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Precis så konkretiserad, underhållande, varnande och snygg statistik som jag hade önskat! Den tar upp tunga och viktiga frågor på ett mycket mer lättillgängligt sätt. Jag har boken ståendes framme för att jag gärna vill att fler ska vilja titta i den och få upptäcka den.
Elin Jonasson
May 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
en otroligt viktig bok som dock gör mig rädd för framtiden. hur ska det gå med miljön, den växande befolkningen och allt otrevligt som väntar. en superbra bok om man vill bli nedstämd för en stund men samtidigt bli ordentligt allmänbildad och kunnig inom miljö/framtidsfrågan.
Dennis
Apr 06, 2020 rated it liked it
Gute Statistiken aber langweilig zu lesen
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