1. Entering the chambers of death 2. Ode to the dearly departed 3. Cancer's curse - are any animals immortal? 4. The mayfly and the marsupial mouse 5. The clam of God 6. Menopause for thought 7. Death becomes err 8. Mourning has broken 9. The death-eaters 10. Facing up to death
A ground-breaking exploration of death and its role in evolution
Jules Howard is a zoologist, writer, blogger and broadcaster. He writes on a host of topics relating to zoology and wildlife conservation, and appears regularly in BBC Wildlife Magazine and on radio and TV, including on BBC's The One Show, Nature and The Living World as well as BBC Breakfast and Radio 4's Today programme. Jules also runs a social enterprise that has brought almost 100,000 young people closer to the natural world. Death on Earth is his second book, following Sex on Earth (Bloomsbury, 2014).