The World Without Us

By: Alan Weisman

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National bestseller, and Finalist for the National Book Critics' Circle

A penetrating, page-turning, groundbreaking tour of Earth without people

Most books about the environment build on dire threats warning of the possible extinction of humanity. Alan Weisman avoids frightening off readers by disarmingly wiping out our species in the first few pages of this remarkable book. He then continues with an astounding depiction of how Earth will fare once we're no longer around.

The World Without Us is a one-of-a-kind book that sweeps through time from the moment of humanity's future extinction to millions of years into the future. Drawing on interviews with experts and on real examples of places in the world that have already been abandoned by humans--Chernobyl, the Korean DMZ and an ancient Polish forest--Weisman shows both the shocking impact we've had on our planet and how impermanent our footprint actually is.

Title: The World Without Us

Author Name: Alan Weisman

Categories: Science,

Publisher: Harper: 2008

ISBN Number: 1554682266

ISBN Number 13: 9781554682263

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 0088014