This ground breaking ecological history of Australasia will enrich the understanding of anyone who wonders what the future holds for humanity.
This is the story of how human beings have consumed the resources they need for their own future. It examines the original future eaters who were the first people to leave the Afro-Asian homeland and travel down the chain of islands to Australasia and became the Aboriginal.
About the Author
Born in Melbourne in 1956, Tim Flannery is a writer, scientist and explorer. He has written many award-winning books including The Future Eaters, Throwim Way Leg and Country. In 2005 The Weather Makers was published and became an international bestseller. He is a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, the National Geographic Society’s Australasian representative and a director of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy. In January 2007 Tim Flannery was named Australian of the Year.