Wild Lives

de Lori Robinson (Auteur), Janie Chodosh (Auteur)
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Today we are faced with the alarming possibility that as many as 50 percent of species alive will become extinct within this century. This statistic is so staggering that scientists have begun to refer to the twenty-first century as the sixth extinction.? But while this is alarming, all hope is not lost; conservation experts across the globe are working tirelessly to preserve our planet for future generations.

In Wild Lives, twenty of these pioneers share their stories via exclusive interviews. Coming from different countries, diverse cultures, a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, and specializing in different species, all of these conservationists have an important characteristic in common: they have committed their lives to saving our planet and the majestic species that call it home. Some of these esteemed contributors include:
Today we are faced with the staggering possibility that as many as 50 percent of species alive will become extinct within this century. This statistic is so staggering that scientists have begun to refer to the twenty-first century as the sixth extinction.? But while this is alarming, all hope is not lost; conservation experts across the globe are working tirelessly to preserve our planet for future generations.

Beverly and Dereck Joubert, National Geographic filmmakers and big cat experts
Ric O?Barry, dolphin advocate and trainer of Flipper
George Schaller, famed field biologist and author
Yossi Leshem, Israeli ornithologist
Dominique Bikaba, gorilla activist
Paul Hilton, award-winning wildlife photographer

Passionate and inspiring, Wild Lives is an important and timely reminder of the beauty and fragility of our world and the obligation that every person has towards preserving it.

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Contributeur
Carl Safina (Préfacier)
Date de Publication
18 avril 2017
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Nombre de pages
224
ISBN
9781510713659
ISBN papier
9781510713642
Taille du fichier
5 Mo