GREEN HUMOUR FOR A GREYING PLANET – ROHAN CHAKRAVARTHY
Nature through satire, what an interesting combination and who would have thought? Rohan Chakravarthy’s Green Humour For A Greying Planet is the need of the hour. It is perhaps a one of its kind book that is able to put forward hard truths about science, people and nature at a time when global warming, wildlife crimes and man-animal conflicts are at their worst.
The book showcases numerous aspects of the natural world and the threats to its conservation through satirical cartoons and comic strips. As journalist Faye D’Souza says, the author is a great advocate for Mother Nature and her voiceless children.
Green Humour For a Greying Planet makes great reading for both the general are scientifically inclined reader.
WHAT IF THERE WERE NO BEES – SUZANNE SLADE
Albert Einstein once said that if the bee disappeared from the surface of the globe, humanity would have only four years of life left, as food crops would have no one to pollinate them. Considering the alarming rate at which the survival of bees is getting affected, this is a serious cause for concern.
Countless animals and plants live in grassland ecosystems that can be found on nearly every continent. So would the loss of any one animal species make any difference?
Suzanne Slade’s What If There Were No Bees helps you follow the chain reaction, and discover how important honey bees are by explaining their importance to grassland ecosystems in a fun and intriguing way through easy to understand illustrations.