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Seeds of Hope

Wisdom and Wonder From the World of Plants
Goodall, Jane (Book - 2013)
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Long before she began her work with chimpanzees, Goodall had a passion for the natural world. Now she opens our eyes to the profound relationship we have with the world of plants, exploring our dependence on the plant kingdom as food, medicine, and our helpers in the task of healing the harm we have inflicted on the natural world. "Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world"--Provided by the publisher.
Authors: Goodall, Jane, 1934-
Title: Seeds of hope
wisdom and wonder from the world of plants
Publisher: New York, NY :, Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group,, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: xi, 370 pages, [16 pages of plates] :,illustrations (some color) ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Foreword / by Michael Pollan
My love for the natural world. A childhood rooted in nature ; The kingdom of the plants ; Trees ; Forests
Hunting, gathering, and gardening. The plant hunters ; Botanical gardens ; Seeds ; Orchids ; Gardens and gardening
Uses and abuses of plants. Plants that can heal ; Plants that can harm ; Plantations ; Food crops ; Genetically modified organisms
The way forward. The future of agriculture ; Growing our own food ; Saving forests ; Hope for nature ; The will to live.
Summary: Long before she began her work with chimpanzees, Goodall had a passion for the natural world. Now she opens our eyes to the profound relationship we have with the world of plants, exploring our dependence on the plant kingdom as food, medicine, and our helpers in the task of healing the harm we have inflicted on the natural world.
"Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world"--Provided by the publisher.
Local Note: 1 35 53 74 80 148 151 152 242
Additional Contributors: Pollan, Michael
Hudson, Gail E.
ISBN: 1455513229
9781455513222
Statement of Responsibility: Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson
Other Language: Text in English.
Subject Headings: Hope. Philosophy of nature. Trees. Plants. Human-plant relationships. Goodall, Jane, 1934- Philosophy. Goodall, Jane, 1934-
Topical Term: Hope.
Philosophy of nature.
Trees.
Plants.
Human-plant relationships.
LCCN: 2012045482
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