The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature, Updated and Expanded by David SuzukiThe Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature, Updated and Expanded by David Suzuki

The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature, Updated and Expanded

byDavid SuzukiContribution byAdrienne Mason, Amanda McConnell

Paperback | August 30, 2007

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This special 10th-anniversary edition reexamines our place in the natural world in light of sweeping environmental changes and recent advances in scientific knowledge.

Since The Sacred Balance was first published in 1997 global warming has become a major issue, with alarming effects being observed on all continents and in the world's oceans. Scientists have also made significant discoveries in various realms, including the state of world ecosystems, the science behind the mother/baby interaction, and the workings of the brain.

In this new and extensively revised and amplified edition of his bestselling book, David Suzuki reflects on these changes and examines what they mean for our place in the world. His basic message remains the same: we are creatures of the Earth, utterly dependent on its elements, which are not just external factors, but incorporated into our very essence. Also available in an illustrated edition.

All royalties from The Sacred Balance go to the David Suzuki Foundation.

Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation.

David Suzuki is an internationally renowned geneticist and environmentalist and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science and the 2009 Right Livelihood Award. Host of the longrunning CBC television program The Nature of Things, he is also the author of more than fifty books. Adrienne Mason has lived on Van...
Title:The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature, Updated and ExpandedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5 × 1 inPublished:August 30, 2007Publisher:Greystone Books Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1553651669

ISBN - 13:9781553651666


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting Very wide-ranging take on the relationship between nature and humans, drawing from multiple scientific disciplines and perspectives. Important to keep in mind as we move forward in our respective fields.
Date published: 2017-04-25

Table of Contents

Table of ContentsIntroductionChapter 1: Homo Sapiens: Born of the EarthChapter 2: The Breath of All Green ThingsChapter 3: The Oceans Flowing through Our VeinsChapter 4: Made from the SoilChapter 5: The Divine FireChapter 6: Protected by Our KinChapter 7: The Law of LoveChapter 8: Sacred MatterChapter 9: Restoring the Balance