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The Coming Population Crash
and Our Planet's Surprising Future
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $26.95

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The Coming Population Crash
and Our Planet's Surprising Future
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $16.00

A leading environmental writer looks at the unexpected effects–and possible benefits–of a shrinking, graying population

Over the last century, the world’s population quadrupled and fears of overpopulation flared, with baby booms blamed for genocide and terrorism, and overpopulation singled out as the primary factor driving global warming. Yet, surprisingly, it appears... Read more >
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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge. It’s a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful... Read more >
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The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $27.95

An unprecedented land grab is taking place around the world. Fearing future food shortages or eager to profit from them, the world’s wealthiest and most acquisitive countries, corporations, and individuals have been buying and leasing vast tracts of land around the world. The scale is astounding: parcels the size of small... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook, 286 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $27.95

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The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $17.00

An unprecedented land grab is taking place around the world. Fearing future food shortages or eager to profit from them, the world’s wealthiest and most acquisitive countries, corporations, and individuals have been buying and leasing vast tracts of land around the world. The scale is astounding: parcels the size of small... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.


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April 7, 2015
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The New Wild
Why Invasive Species Will Be Nature's Salvation
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $26.95

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The New Wild
Why Invasive Species Will Be Nature's Salvation
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $26.95

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When the Rivers Run Dry
Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $16.00

Named as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books by University of Cambridge’s Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Greenleaf Publishing.

In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources. Deftly weaving together the complicated scientific, economic, and... Read more >
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When the Rivers Run Dry
Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

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With Speed and Violence
Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 1, 2008
Price: $15.00

Nature is fragile, environmentalists often tell us. But the lesson of this book is that it is not so. The truth is far more worrying. Nature is strong and packs a serious counterpunch . . . Global warming will very probably unleash unstoppable planetary forces. And they will not be gradual... Read more >
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With Speed and Violence
Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $15.00

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