By Kim Stanley Robinson
The pink planet is purple not, as Mars has turn into a superbly inhabitable international. yet whereas Mars thrives, Earth is threatened through overpopulation and ecological catastrophe. quickly humans glance to Mars as a safe haven, beginning a potential interplanetary clash, in addition to political strife among the Reds, who desire to shield the planet in its barren region country, and the fairway "terraformers". The final destiny of Earth, in addition to the opportunity of new explorations into the sun method, stand within the stability.
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Blue Mars (Mars Trilogy, Book 3) by Kim Stanley Robinson