SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. Climate change and habitat destruction are not the only culprits behind so many animals facing extinction. The impact of consumer demand for cheap meat is equally devastating and it is vital that we confront this problem if we are to stand a chance of reducing its effect on the world around us. * We are falsely led to believe that squeezing animals into factory farms and cultivating crops in vast, chemical-soaked prairies is a necessary evil, an efficient means of providing for an ever-expanding global population while leaving land free for wildlife * Our planet's resources are reaching breaking point: awareness is slowly building that the wellbeing of society depends on a thriving natural world From the author of the internationally acclaimed Farmageddon, Dead Zone takes us on an eye-opening investigative journey across the globe, focussing on a dozen iconic species one-by-one and looking in each case at the role that industrial farming is playing in their plight. This is a passionate wake-up call for us all, laying bare the myths that prop up factory farming before exploring what we can do to save the planet with healthy food.
Product Details

Promotional Information

A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them.

About the Author

Philip Lymbery is chief executive of leading international farm animal welfare organisation, Compassion in World Farming (Compassion), and Visiting Professor at the University of Winchester. His book, Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat, was chosen as one of The Times Writers' Books of the Year in 2014, and was cited by the Mail on Sunday as a compelling `game-changer'. He played leading roles in many major animal welfare reforms, including Europe-wide bans on veal crates for calves and barren battery cages for laying hens. Described as one of the food industry's most influential people, he has spearheaded Compassion's engagement work with over 700 food companies worldwide, leading to real improvements in the lives of over three quarters of a billion farm animals every year.

Reviews

An honest, compelling and important account and a critical plea for a fusion of farming, food and nature to provide global ecological security -- Chris Packham A must-read for everyone who loves the wondrous wild creatures with whom we share our precious planet -- Joanna Lumley OBE Dead Zone is a very important book ... Conservationists, corporations and governments must find a way to end this devastation before it is too late -- Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE This eye-opening book, urging a massive rethink of how we raise livestock and how we feed the world, deserves global recognition * Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on Farmageddon * A timely and important book -- Tony Juniper, environmentalist, author and Special Adviser to the Prince of Wales's International Sustainability Unit Cheap, factory-farmed meat is killing us and killing the planet - in terms of its impact on our water, forest, soils and biodiversity. `Dead Zone' lays bare those ecocidal connections -- Jonathan Porritt, Founder and Director of Forum for the Future Highly informed, utterly compelling... Lymbery's narrative threads are subtle and replete with powerful evidence... He does a superb job of equipping us with the hard facts. No author can do more -- Mark Cocker * New Statesman * A slam dunk of factory farming * Irish Times *

Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top