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The World Without Us

Wrigley Lecture Series

Alan Weisman

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What might happen to the Earth if humans vanished? How would the rest of nature respond if it were suddenly relieved of the relentless pressures we heap on it? How soon would, or could, the climate return to where it was before we fired up all our engines? Could nature ever obliterate all our traces? The World Without Us, Alan Weisman's phenomenal New York Times bestseller, shows us humanity's true impact on the environment in a wholly original way, and challenges each of us to re-imagine our planet—and our place within it.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008