"The Ecology of Eden is no ordinary book; it is, in fact, something of a masterwork ." - The Globe and Mail "Ambitious--a broad rumination on the fragile state of the earth's natural environment and what might be done to protect it." - The New York Times Book Review "Eisenberg presents a rich store of information --with dazzling wit and impressive learning." - Washington Post Book World "It's a question many writers have tackled, from Paul Ehrlich to E.O. Wilson: How can we survive while population grows, resources dwindle--Few have explored it with more originality or historic sweep--A rich harvest, filled with many kernels of wisdom about the future of our elusive Eden." - San Francisco Chronicle "From the Trade Paperback edition.