Questions and Answers for Jared Diamond
What does Diamond see as an important lesson we can draw from the Dutch polder system?
In Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Jared Diamond argues that the Dutch polder system provides us with an example of environmental sustainability through cooperation. A polder is a...
What is a fascinating fact about limited plant species around the world according to Jared Diamond?
Jared Diamond repeatedly credits the availability, in different wild environments, of plant species that are edible and suitable for domestication as a major factor in determining the technological...