Valorie M. Allen has spent the last 30 years working with environment and population groups. She was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Award in 1994, an event which helped her realize ... Read full author bio >
"An informative, passionate treatise on the impact of population growth........ Like a modern-day Copernicus, the author seeks to challenge the “universal consciousness” of Earth’s “wise hominids.”"
Frank Vitale earned a B.Sc. in physics from McGill University and a Masters in creative writing from Manhattanville College. He is a director/producer/writer of numerous feature films ... Read full author bio >
"Visually, Vitale’s CD-ROM e-book is a triumph chock-full of stunning images, on scales both intimate and grand: pretty suburban streetscapes; the awesome high-rise fortress of Kowloon, China’s Walled City; and the wispy Norwegian town of Baerum Akershus, “lacy and fragile, cling[ing] to the earth like a delicate slime net.” Raptly evocative prose crackling with ideas makes a stimulating accompaniment to the visual content… his conceit is a fruitful, fascinating one that yields rich insights into the urban ecology.
A superb pictorial and video meditation on the life of cities."
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