25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment: What Many Environmentalists Believe and Why They Are Wrong

Daniel B. Botkin


25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment: What Many Environmentalists Believe and Why They Are Wrong

25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment: What Many Environmentalists Believe and Why They Are Wrong

  • Title: 25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment: What Many Environmentalists Believe and Why They Are Wrong
  • Author: Daniel B. Botkin
  • ISBN: 9781442244924
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback



This is a book about ecology, environment, nature, and the misleading information that plagues the discussions of these topics It is easy to read, fun, and doesn t have to be read all at once you can pick it up for five or ten minutes, get one idea out of it, put it down, and come back for other five or ten minutes some other time It s light reading about very difficul This is a book about ecology, environment, nature, and the misleading information that plagues the discussions of these topics It is easy to read, fun, and doesn t have to be read all at once you can pick it up for five or ten minutes, get one idea out of it, put it down, and come back for other five or ten minutes some other time It s light reading about very difficult subjects, such as is trying to save every single species necessarily a good thing Is life really all that fragile Is undisturbed nature the normal state of things and twenty three insightful essays


Recent Comments "25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment: What Many Environmentalists Believe and Why They Are Wrong"

This is a short version of a full book review on my website here ( andymaypetrophysicist/a-r )I debated a while on 3 or 4 stars, but ultimately settled on 3. The book is very well written and Dr. Botkin’s anecdotes in each chapter are fun to read and educational, but it suffers from a lack of technical detail and several serious mistakes. In the end, the lack of solid scientific evidence and the mistakes knocked my rating down. That said, I am a scientist with 42 years of experience and the bo [...]

25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment is a book about ecology, the environment, nature and misleading information (myths) about these topics that circulate in both ecological and political discussions. These myths often drive policy and opinion, and thus funding. What may seem to be an environmentally conscious action on the one hand may very well be bringing about the unnatural destruction of habitats and ecosystems. Daniel B. Botkin takes a look at these myths and explains why they are [...]

Must read to understand current political environment in regards to climate change and conservation.Botkin gives you the science behind the headlines and allows the reader a better understanding of the way politics is pushing policy rather than real science.


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