Overview:Lost Worlds: Adventures in the Tropical Rainforest - Unique tales and reflections of a scientist-explorer on his adventures in some of the world's most remote tropical rainforests Perhaps it is not possible to experience all the mysterious sounds, the unfamiliar smells, and the spectacular sights of a tropical rainforest without ever visiting one. But this exhilarating and honest book comes wondrously close to taking the reader on such a journey. Bruce M. Beehler, a widely traveled expert on birds and tropical ecology, recounts fascinating details from twelve field trips he has taken to the tropics over the past three decades. As a researcher, he brings to life the exotic rainforests and the people who inhabit them; as a conservationist, he makes a plea for better ways of managing rainforests--"a resource that the world cannot do without." Drawing on his experiences in Papua New Guinea, India, Madagascar, Indonesia, the Philippines, Panama, and the Ivory Coast, Beehler describes the surprises--both pleasant and unpleasant--of doing science and conservation in the field. He explains the role that rainforests play in the lives of indigenous peoples and the crucial importance of understanding local cultures, customs, and politics. The author concludes with simple but tough solutions for maintaining rainforest health, expressing fervent hope that his great-grandchildren and others may one day also hear the rainforest whisper its secrets.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603729695-9780300158335. It was written by the following authors: Bruce M. Beehler. Book Lost Worlds: Adventures in the Tropical Rainforest, which can be read online, published by the company: Yale University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Technology, Medicine, Science. The book was published on 2009-09-04 00:00:00. It has 272 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 438 g. File for download Lost Worlds: Adventures in the Tropical Rainforest has PDF format and is called lost-worlds-adventures-in-the-tropical-rainforest.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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