Rainforests are key to the health of our world - they maintain the water and air cycles, store carbon, and have yielded countless numbers of medical drugs. We have already destroyed half their area. We need urgently to save the half that's left. This book explains why - and how.
Dr. Tony Juniper is Britain's best known environmental campaigner. He has published several successful and award-winning books including the Sunday Times bestseller What Has Nature ever done for us? and Saving Planet Earth. He has worked on efforts to conserve tropical forests for more than thirty years, including with BirdLife International, Friends of the Earth (where he served as director) and as an Advisor to The Prince's Rainforests Project. Find him on Twitter @TonyJuniper | www.tonyjuniper.com
A spirited book ... revealing just how fascinating rainforests can be ... Juniper's sheer wonderment at the world's rainforests is ever bit as compelling as his environmental passion. -- Jon Wright * Geographical * People take action when they are inspired. And this is exactly what Tony's book does. It is an incredible, first-hand account of one of the most important environment battles of our time, one that we simply cannot afford to lose. Because a fight for the rainforests is a fight for planet earth. And for the peoples of the world. -- Eric Solheim, Head of the United Nations Environment Programme Praise for Tony Juniper: 'He is by popular consent the most effective of Britain's eco-warriors * Independent * One of the top ten environmental figures of the last thirty years -- The ENDS Report [Tony Juniper] is among the 100 people who are making the decisions that affect your life * Country Life * [What Has Nature Ever Done For Us? is] a brilliant resume of Nature's New Deal: nurture me and I'll nurture you. -- Nick Crane