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Tim Flannery is a scientist, explorer, and conservationist. He has published more than 130 peer-reviewed scientific papers and many books including the international bestseller The Weather Makers>o?, which has been translated into more than 20 languages, Throwim' Way Leg, Here on Earth, and Among the Islands. He was named Australian of the Year in 2007, and from 2011 to 2013 he was head of the Australian Climate Change Commission.
Praise for An Explorer's Notebook "[Flannery] is a cultural landmark. . . . Long may he write. . . . Flannery's writerly art stirs the imagination to pay attention."--Australian "Richly detailed accounts of his work and life as an explorer."--Booklist "Highly readable. . . . In this book, Flannery offers readers insight into his extraordinary career. . . . Accessible, provocative and well worth investigating."--Kirkus Reviews "[Flannery's] reviews are a joy to read."--Publishers Weekly "It's . . . an ongoing pleasure to review Flannery's books. . . . Take away all the other things Flannery has done in his 19th-century-style crowded life and you still have one hell of a writer. . . . There's a tone of undisguised wonder running through virtually all the pieces in this latest collection."--Open Letters Monthly Praise for Tim Flannery: "If you're not already addicted to Tim Flannery's writing, discover him now."--Jared Diamond "One of the world's greatest zoologists . . . who's probably discovered more new species than Darwin. He's a remarkable man."--Redmond O'Hanlon