Blood and Earth: Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World

By Kevin Bales

A powerful and captivating examination of two entwined global crises: environmental destruction and human trafficking—and an inspiring, bold plan for how we can solve them. Over the course of his long career of reporting, Bales began to notice a pattern emerging: Where slavery existed, so did massive, unchecked environmental destruction. Simply put, modern-day slavery is destroying the planet. Blood and Earth calls on us to recognize the grievous harm we have done to one another, put an end to it, and recommit to repairing the world.