Hope for Animals and Their World

Hope for Animals and Their World

How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink

By Jane Goodall; Thane Maynard; Gail Hudson

Grand Central Publishing, Hardcover, 9780446581776, 392pp.

Publication Date: September 2009

At a time when animal species are becoming extinct on every continent and we are confronted with bad news about the environment nearly every day, Jane Goodall, one of the world's most renowned scientists, brings us inspiring news about the future of the animal kingdom. With the insatiable curiosity and conversational prose that have made her a bestselling author, Goodall-along with Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard-shares fascinating survival stories about the American Crocodile, the California Condor, the Black-Footed Ferret, and more; all formerly endangered species and species once on the verge of extinction whose populations are now being regenerated.
Interweaving her own first-hand experiences in the field with the compelling research of premier scientists, Goodall illuminates the heroic efforts of dedicated environmentalists and the truly critical need to protect the habitats of these beloved species. At once a celebration of the animal kingdom and a passionate call to arms, HOPE FOR ANIMALS THEIR WORLD presents an uplifting, hopeful message for the future of animal-human coexistence.

About the Author
Jane Goodall is one of the world's leading conservationists. The author of many books, including the New York Times bestseller, Reason for Hope, she is renowned for her work with the chimpanzees of Gombe National Park in Tanzania, as well as for her extensive worldwide lecturing on conservation and preservation of all species.

Maynard is the popular and celebrated writer and host of the National Public Radio daily feature The 90-Second Naturalist and of Thane Maynard's Wild World. He is the director of education at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.

Sunday, Sep 13, 2009

Thousands of species go extinct every year, but famed biologist Jane Goodall says she refuses to give in to despair. Her latest book is Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink. More at NPR.org

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