Vaclav Smil

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature

The biosphere — the Earth’s thin layer of life — dates from nearly four billion years ago, when the first simple organisms appeared. Many species have exerted enormous influence on the biosphere’s character and productivity, but none has transformed the Earth in so many ways and on such a scale as Homo sapiens.


Fatal error: Call to undefined function my_share_links() in /home/vsmil/public_html/wp-content/themes/wp-smil/single.php on line 24