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In this wise and elegant New York Times bestseller, Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world.

SEEDS OF HOPE takes us from Goodall's home in England to her home-away-from-home in Africa, deep inside the Gombe forest, where she and the chimpanzees are enchanted by the fig and plum trees they encounter. She introduces us to botanists around the world, as well as places where hope for plants can be found, such as The Millennium Seed Bank. She shows us the secret world of plants with all their mysteries and potential for healing our bodies as well as Planet Earth.

Looking at the world as an adventurer, scientist, and devotee of sustainable foods and gardening--and setting forth simple goals we can all take to protect the plants around us--Goodall delivers an enlightening story of the wonders we can find in our own backyards.

Synopsis:

The renowned naturalist best known for her work with chimpanzees provides a tour of the secret world of plants, discussing the important role that they play in sustaining life on Earth. 75,000 first printing.

About the Author

Jane Goodall is the world's foremost authority on chimpanzees. An internationally renowned conservationist, she is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and has received many distinguished awards in science. Dr. Goodall is also the author of many acclaimed books, including the bestseller Reason for Hope.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781455554492
Author:
Goodall, Jane
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Author:
Brychta, Edita
Author:
Hudson, Gail
Author:
Pollan, Michael
:
Hudson, Gail (CON)
Subject:
Nature : Essays
Subject:
Human-plant relationships
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Goodall, Jane
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Subject:
Plants
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
GA
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
5.45 x 5.125 x 1.5 in 0.6 lb

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