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Nature's allies : eight conservationists who changed our world

Author: Larry A Nielsen; Curt Meine; Island Press
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Nature's Allies, Larry Nielsen uses the inspiring stories of conservation pioneers to show that through passion and perseverance we can each make a difference. They exposed polluting practices and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: John Muir; Jay N Darling; Aldo Leopold; Rachel Carson; Chico Mendes; Billy Frank; Wangari Maathai; Gro Harlem Brundtland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry A Nielsen; Curt Meine; Island Press
ISBN: 9781610917957 1610917952
OCLC Number: 1033415773
Notes: Index.
Description: xv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
John Muir : Earth-planet, universe --
Ding Darling : the best friend a duck ever had --
Aldo Leopold : a very large & important sumpin --
Rachel Carson : the lady who started all this --
Chico Mendes : Gandhi of the Amazon --
Billy Frank Jr. : the getting-arrested guy --
Wangari Maathai : the green crusader --
Gro Harlem Brundtland : godmother of sustainable development.
Responsibility: Larry A. Nielsen ; foreword by Curt Meine.

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"This book exudes inspiration. It shows how anyone with a love of the natural environment--and how it is used to support human endeavor--can make a contribution to conservation. Easy to read, hard to Read more...

 
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