How human existence doesn’t have to cost the Earth

Posted by Mike Confino, November 10, 2014

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Environmental problems can seem overwhelming if met head on, so sometimes the greatest benefit just comes from a change in attitude. Three new books, with wildly different subject matter, illustrate this deceptively simple proposition.

Beaches, whether sandy or stony, are very much part of summer, but if Orrin Pilkey and Andrew Cooper’s The Last Beach is right, the traditional seaside may soon be a thing of the past.

via How human existence doesn’t have to cost the Earth – environment – 10 November 2014 – New Scientist.