Hope for Animals and Their World by Jane Goodall audiobook

Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink

By Jane Goodall with Thane Maynard and Gail Hudson
Read by Jane Goodall

Grand Central Publishing 9780446581776
12.70 Hours 1
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At a time when animal species are becoming extinct on every continent, a time when 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 firsthand 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 and Their World presents an uplifting, hopeful message for the future of animal-human coexistence.

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Summary

At a time when animal species are becoming extinct on every continent, a time when 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 firsthand 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 and Their World presents an uplifting, hopeful message for the future of animal-human coexistence.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“These accounts of conservation success are inspirational.” Publishers Weekly
“Goodall's intimate writing style and sense of wonder pull the reader into each account…The mix of personal and scientific makes for a compelling read.” Booklist
“An upbeat compendium that will energize both hands-on and armchair conservationists.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Jane Goodall

Author Bio: Jane Goodall

Dr. Jane Goodall is an ethologist and environmentalist. Her research at Gombe national park has given us an in-depth understanding of chimpanzee behavior. The research continues, but since then she has travelled the world raising awareness and learning about the threats we all face today, especially climate change and loss of biodiversity. As author of many books for adults and children and featured in countless documentaries and articles, she has reached millions around the world with her lectures, podcasts, and writings. She was appointed as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, is a Dame of the British Empire, and has received countless honors from around the world. Through her sixty years of groundbreaking research, she has become one of the most recognized living scientists in the world.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 12.70
Audience: Adult
Language: English