One of UK's finest science writers and an award-winning journalist who has reported on global environmental issues from over 60 countries over the past 20 years. Fred Pearce's latest book (May 2012) lifts the lid on the most profound ethical, environmental, economic and social issue in the world today. The Landgrabbers
, charts the trail from the boardrooms and ministries to the victims themselves of the unprecedented land grab is taking place around the world. Every day, parcels of land - the size of Wales and larger-are being gobbled up across the plains of Africa, paddy fields of South-east Asia, jungles of the Amazon and prairies of Eastern Europe.
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