Part of the Biodiversity Lecture Series
Monday December 5th 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Woodward Library
FREE. The history of civilization has seen the growth of humankind at the expense of other species, especially in recent centuries. Yet our civilization depends on the health and diversity of eco-systems and of the Earth itself. Ronald Wright will discuss this predicament, our sorry record, and prospects for reform.
Ronald Wright is a Canadian novelist, essayist, and historian. His nine books include the bestseller Stolen Continents, winner of the Gordon Montador Award and chosen as a book of the year by the Independent and the Sunday Times. His first novel, A Scientific Romance, won the 1997 David Higham Prize for Fiction and was chosen a book of the year by the Globe and Mail, the Sunday Times, and the New York Times.