Rainforest: Dispatches From Earth'S Most Vital Frontlines download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tony Juniper

Rainforest: Dispatches From Earth'S Most Vital Frontlines download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tony Juniper year 2018
  • Book name: Rainforest: Dispatches From Earth'S Most Vital Frontlines
  • Author: Tony Juniper
  • Release date: 2018/11/8
  • Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781781256367
  • Rating: 9.28 of 10
  • Votes: 331
  • Review by: Tegan Locke
  • Review rating: 8.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/26
  • Total pages: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 44 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Rainforests are the lungs of our planet - regulators of the earth's temperature and weather. They are also home to 50 per cent of the world's animals and plants - which for centuries have been the source of many of our key medicines. And yet we've all heard of their systematic destruction; the raising of trees to make way for plantations of oil palms or cattle, the disenfranchisement of indigenous peoples, and the corruption that leads to illegal logging and pollution. But this is the full story you've never heard: an in depth, wide-ranging, first-hand narrative that not only looks at the state of the world's tropical rainforests today and the implications arising from their continuing decline, but also at what is being done, and can be done in future, to protect the forests and the 1.6 billion people that depend upon them. It is inspirational, too, in its descriptions of the rainforest's remarkable birds and plants ... and its indigenous people.Rainforest is a personal story, drawing on the author's many years' experience at the frontline of the fight to save the rainforests, explaining the science and history of the campaigns, and what it has felt like to be there, amid the conflicts and dilemmas.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 30H59M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Forests, Rainforests
  • Available formats: TXT, BMP, DjVu, DOC, WORD, EPUB, PDF, TCR. Compressed in ZIP, AZW, TAR.7Z, LHA, RAR, EML, DMG
  • Download servers: MEGA, FreakShare, Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, 4Shared, Waistra, Copiapop
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 23.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 144x222x40mm
  • Weight: 688g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
Vote:

More books of 2018

More books of the genre or collection Science and Geography