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Seeds of hope : wisdom and wonder from the world of plants

Author: Jane Goodall; Gail E Hudson; Michael Pollan
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this book the author, a renowned naturalist examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world. Long before she began her work with chimpanzees, she had a passion for the natural world. Now she opens our eyes to the profound relationship we have with the world of plants, exploring our dependence on the plant kingdom as food, medicine, and our helpers in the task of healing the harm we have  Read more...
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Named Person: Jane Goodall; Jane Goodall; Jane Goodall
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Goodall; Gail E Hudson; Michael Pollan
ISBN: 9781455554492 1455554499
OCLC Number: 869753159
Notes: "First edition, April 2014"--Title page verso.
Edition published 2013 (New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group) also called "First edition," but lacks bibliographical references included in the 2014 edition.
Description: xi, 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. My love for the natural world : A childhood rooted in nature ; The kingdom of the plants ; Trees ; Forests --
pt. 2. Hunting, gathering, and gardening : The plant hunters ; Botanical gardens ; Seeds ; Orchids ; Gardens and gardening --
pt. 3. Uses and abuses of plants : Plants that can heal ; Plants that can harm ; Plantations ; Food crops ; Genetically modified organisms --
pt. 4. The way forward : The future of agriculture ; Growing our own food ; Saving forests ; Hope for nature ; The will to live.
Responsibility: Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson ; [foreword by Michael Pollan]

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Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world.  Read more...

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"I didn't expect [SEEDS OF HOPE] to create a powerful shift inside me. But it did....What I'd never fully gotten before this book is how knowledge could awaken feelings of intimacy. As I read SEEDS Read more...

 
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