‘Read this book, then look and wonder’
‘A powerful book’
Mark Cocker, Financial Times
‘Thoughtful, frightening and yet hugely eenjoyable … This book will make you think differently about our right of dominion over the planet’
We have to learn to live as part of nature, not apart from it. Insects are essential for life as we know it – without them, our world will slowly grind to a halt. Drawing on the Jatest groundbreaking research and a lifetime’s study, Dave Goulson reveals the shocking decline of insect populations that has taken place in recent decades and the potentially catastrophic consequences. Eye-opening and inspiring, Silent Earth is a call to arms for profound change at every level and a passionate argument for us to love, respect and care for our six-legged friends.