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Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence

Tobias, Michael; Morrison, Jane

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ISBN 10: 1571782141 / ISBN 13: 9781571782144
Published by Council Oak Books
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Title: Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence

Publisher: Council Oak Books

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Are humans fated to destroy the world or save it? The sanctuary movement answers that a “world with us” can be filled with beauty and compassion for all creatures great and small. This intimate coffee-table book combines personal stories and original photographs from some of the most unusual sanctuaries in the world. Featuring more than 20 sanctuaries in 20 countries, including public and private, ancient and new, this book celebrates the sheltering of innocence in all its forms, animal, plant, insect, and human with stunning photography and intimate, lyrical prose. These pockets of Eden preserve and protect what is most precious to us and to the Earth. Sanctuaries include: the Iberian Wolf Sanctuary in Portugal, Brigitte Bardot's sanctuary La Mare Auzou in France, Gut Aiderbichl in Austria, Bear Refuge Alertis, Rhenen in Holland, Bialowieza National Park in Poland. Other remarkable places included are in the United States, Suriname, South Africa, Namibia, Yemen, Bahrain, Dubai, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Borneo, Japan, and Bhutan.

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Michael Tobias is an author, ecologist, animal rights advocate, and filmmaker. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes magazine and his books include The Adventures of Mr. Marigold, Voice of the Planet, and World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium. Jane Gray Morrison is a filmmaker and coauthor, with Michael Tobias, of Donkey: The Mystique of Equus Asinus and God’s Country: The New Zealand Factor. She is also a coauthor of No Vacancy: Global Responses to the Human Population Explosion and a coeditor of A Parliament of Souls: In Search of Global Spirituality. Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck is the first wife of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. She is the Chief Patron of “Mountain Echoes: a Literary Festival,” and the Chief Patron to the Ministry of Agriculture. She is the author of Of Rainbows and Clouds: The Life of Yab Ugyen Dorji as Told to His Daughter and Treasures of the Thunder Dragon: A Portrait of Bhutan.

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