The Protein Crunch - Civilisation on the brink reveals the shocking truth of how we have abused the very ground we stand on, the water we drink and the seas that cover our planet. Water, land and sea combine to produce the food we eat. These natural resources have become critically degraded at a time when our expanding population needs them most: WE MUST ACT NOW. This accessible, mass market bestseller offers radical new explanations, arguments and solutions to the way we live and treat our planet PART ONE Elements of the Eco-Crunch Water Land The Seas PART TWO At the Limits and Beyond. Cities and Population Growth Animal Cities and the Agri-industry PART THREE The Protein Crunch: less meets more = crunch time! Our options and choices The Protein Crunch offers conditional hope for the future: and the condition is that certain actions are taken now rather than postponed. Hope without action is just a comforting illusion.