1. Roll Back the Millennium: America Leads the Way -- 2. Culture Wars and Conspiracy Tales -- 3. The Death of Democracy -- 4. Get on the Global Green -- 5. The Paradigm Shift -- 6. The Price of Silence: Surveillance, Suppression, Slapps and Violence -- 7. To Cut or Not to Clear-Cut: A Question of Trees, Truth and Treason? -- 8. The Fight for the Forests of Central and Latin America -- 9. Dirty Tricks Down Under -- 10. South Asia and the Pacific: Where Dissent Can Mean Detention or Death -- 11. 'A Shell-Shocked Land' -- 12. The Road to Nowhere -- 13. A Fishy Tale to Finish -- 14. Conclusion: Beating the Backlash. The tide is turning against environmentalism as the political Right, industry and governrnents fight back. This book is a controversial expose of anti-environmentalism, tracing its rise in the USA and its rapid global spread. Environmentalists have been subject to suppression, physical and legal intimidation, violence and scapegoating, from the forests of Canada, Latin America, South Asia, the Pacific and Australia, to the oil fields of the Niger Delta and road construction sites in the UK. Readers are urged to beat the backlash before its too late. -- Publisher description.