Stock Image

100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's Most Endangered Species

Corwin, Jeff

ISBN 10: 1605294144 / ISBN 13: 9781605294148
Published by Rodale Books, 2010
New Condition: New
From Book Deals (Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 7, 2014

Seller Rating 4-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Available from more sellers

View all  copies of this book
Buy New
List Price: US$
Price: US$ 6.85 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

About this Item

Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "A compelling portrait of several endangered species.[100 Heartbeats is] equal-part adventure story, travelogue, history lesson, environmental textbook, and investigative journalism. Perhaps most importantly, it also serves as a call to action." --The Scientific American "[A] valuable, far-reaching look at endangered species and global efforts to save them. Determined but far from didactic.Corwin manages to dull the hopelessness and build a strong case for continuing efforts now and in the future." -- Publishers Weekly "[A] forceful plea for humanity to stop the so-called "Sixth Extinction," [100 Heartbeats] stress[es] that humans are responsible for the extinction crisis, and only they have the power to stop it." -- Columbia Journalism Review "Corwin's conversational, upbeat style makes readers care about the species in peril." -- Booklist "Corwin advances the important message that every heartbeat matters." -- Kirkus Reviews "The importance of this absorbing and exciting book is that it bears witness to Earth's vanishing wildlife by an expert who has actually visited the species, one by one. Corwin reports their status and prognosis, their case histories, and humanity's chances to save each oneif we awaken in time." E. O. Wilson, research professor, Harvard University, and Pulitzer Prizewinning author of On Human Nature and The Ants "On a warming world, conservation and wildlife protection is an increasingly desperate battle. Here are the stories of some real heroes, who should move us all to real action." Bill McKibben, author of Deep Economy "A wonderful read filled with great outdoor adventure stories and fresh, interesting science. Jeff Corwin's love of animals shines through these narratives." Bruce Babb itt , former US Secretary of the Interior, and chairman, World Wildlife Fund "Drawing from his travels to the front lines of the extinction crisis, Jeff Corwin paints a compelling portrait of the many threats facing our planet's wildlife. Alternately frightening and inspiring, 100 Heartbeats holds important lessons about the impacts we have on endangered animals and what we can do to save them." Rodger Schlickeisen, president and CEO, Defenders of Wildlife "A riveting firsthand account of the lives of endangered animals and the stalwart efforts to secure their future. 100 Heartbeats makes the case clearly: Those present on the planet now have the responsibility, potential, and the opportunity for heroic rescue." Thomas E. Lovejoy, PhD, biodiversity chair and former president of the Heinz Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment "Jeff Corwin is the best nature guide I know. In his gripping new book he pulls us into the life-and-death struggle to save the world's most endangered species. Rather than a collection of obituaries for endangered species, 100 Heartbeats illustrates how committed individuals and conservation organizations can prevent extinctions. This engaging mix of adventure, compassion for nature, and solid natural history is a perfect introduction to a world we are about to lose unless we act now." Dr. Eric Dinerstein, Chief Scientist, World Wildlife Fund. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1605294144

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: 100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's ...

Publisher: Rodale Books

Publication Date: 2010

Book Condition:New