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Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction

Ment’s history: from early battles to save charismatic species such as the American bison and bald eagle to today’s global effort to defend life on a larger scale.She describes the vital role of scientists and activists such as Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson as well as lesser known figures in conservation history; she reveals the origins of vital organizations like the Audubon Society and the World Wildli.

Beloved BeastsA vibrant history of the modern conservation movement—told through the lives and ideas of the people who built it.In the late nineteenth century, as humans came to realize that our rapidly industrializing and globalizing societies were driving other animal species to extinction, a movement to protect and conserve them was born. In Beloved Beasts, acclaimed science journalist Michelle Nijhuis traces the move.

Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of ExtinctionMent’s history: from early battles to save charismatic species such as the American bison and bald eagle to today’s global effort to defend life on a larger scale.She describes the vital role of scientists and activists such as Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson as well as lesser known figures in conservation history; she reveals the origins of vital organizations like the Audubon Society and the World Wildli.