Synopses & Reviews
For more than a year, 69 of the worldand#8217;s best nature photographers traveled to all corners of Europe to capture the incredibly rich natural heritage of the continent. They have created more than 200,000 images of nature, some of which were published in the popular Wild Wonders of Europe
. Now, Trees and Forests: Wild Wonders of Europe
reveals even more of these stunning photographs, while paying tribute to the multihued beauty of trees.
From minute arboreal details to panoramas of epic proportions, the book explores the immense diversity of Europeand#8217;s forests. Organized by climate, each chapter surveys a different habitat and its resident trees, moving from the sunny woodlands of the Mediterranean, to the frostbitten Alpine terrain, and everywhere in between.
About the Author
Florian Mand#246;llers and Staffan Widstrand are esteemed photographers and writers who have been recipients of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award and the European Nature Photographer award. Ecologist and temperate forest specialist Annik Schnitzler, the author of the text,and#160;teaches at the Universitand#233; de Metz and is the author of numerous other books. Bridget Wijnberg is a biologist, an environmental scientist, and chief consultant in a development program for sustainable EcoAward tourism in Zambia.