Results 1-3 of 49
Already , however , we have done more than any other species to change the ancient garden for good and ill . We developed agricultural skills within the last few hours and greatly enlarged the garden's capacity to sustain life .
But they teem with life and are host to nearly half Earth's biological species . They are the habitat of a bewildering profusion of plant life : trees and shrubs ; climbers and lianas ; epiphytes and parasites ; lichens , moss , algae ...
One result would be large - scale species loss . NO ONE knows how many species of plants and animals there are in the world . So far , scientists have named and documented 1.4 million . Educated guesses of the total number range from 5 ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
Other editions - View all
Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
Limited preview - 1992