Outlines a bold and compelling vision for a world liberated from our dependence on fossil fuels and globalization.
‘One of the world’s most prominent radical scientists’
‘A world leading expert on food sustainability.’
A powerful searing indictment of development strategies practised by the North on the South.
‘This book provides an extraordinarily productive framework for entire generations of scholars and activists’
Michael Hardt, co-author of the Empire trilogy
With a Foreword by Hilary Bradt
Photography by Frans Lanting and Cyril Ruoso
An eyewitness account of conservationists’ attempts to rescue the extraordinary biodiversity of Madagascar.
‘A captivating and absorbing account.’
Sir David Attenborough
‘An enchanting book…poignant and passionate.’
A concise and revealing analysis of Congo’s forest, mineral, land, water and oil sectors, and the tangled politics behind them
‘An invaluable contribution. The author’s capacity to convey a rich treasure chest of information and acute analytical skills make this a landmark work.’
Crawford Young, University of Wisconsin
This book explains how the phenomenal growth and industrialization of livestock production is a central part of the accelerating biophysical contradictions of industrial capitalist agriculture and of ongoing and future food crises.
‘In The Ecological Hoofprint Weis puts meat at the centre of global problems like climate change, poverty, workers’ rights, and speciesism. Anyone seeking a just and sustainable world needs to consider his compelling argument that radical change must start by combating the meatification of the human diet.’
Peter Singer, Princeton University, author of Animal Liberation