Full of inspiration and hope, Lori Robinson’s new book, Saving Wild: Inspiration from 50 Leading Conservationists, is an antidote for anyone who suffers from ecological despair over the current state of our planets wildlife and wild places. Robinson sought out fifty of the world’s leading conservationists, men and women who have devoted their lives to saving some of the most endangered species and the most threatened areas on earth. To each she posed the question: How do you stay inspired? This book is the result
Saving Wild: Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists
According to scientists, we are entering a new epoch in the history of planet earth: the sixth extinction.The rapidity of species extinction and the consequences of global warming are impacting the earth at an unparalleled scale and rate. In the context of evolutionary history, humanity has produced almost instantaneous planetary-scale disruption, quite possibly leaving us in the middle of one of the greatest mass extinctions in the history of life on earth. Despite this alarming fact, conservationists around the world are continuing to fight for a brighter future for planet earth and its inhabitants.
In her extraordinary anthology, Lori Robinson has compiled inspirational thoughts from 50 of the world’s leading conservationists and change-makers, including My Green World’s Founder, Natalie Kyriacou.
Other conservationists featured in this book include wildlife expert and famed primatologist, Jane Goodall, wildlife film-makers Beverly and Dereck Joubert, elephant experts Daphne Sheldrick, Cynthia Moss and Joyce Poole, and ocean warrior Paul Watson. Robinson spoke with Boyd Varty, who was raised in the African bush, with Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, former CEO of Patagonia, and with Laura Turner, daughter of one of America’s most prominent conservationists, as well as dozens of other extraordinary individuals.
As readers draw inspiration from these inspiring leaders, they will discover that despite numerous obstacles, there remains vast movements of people that are dedicated to making a positive impact on our world; and it only takes one individual to make change.
Saving Wild is an enlightening and inspiring roadmap for anyone, particularly those that are looking for both insight into the world of the wild, and encouragement to keep striving for a brighter future.