Seeds of hope: wisdom and wonder from the world of plants
In her wise and elegant new book, Jane Goodall blends her experience in nature with her enthusiasm for botany to give readers a deeper understanding of the world around us.
Long before her work with chimpanzees, Goodall's passion for the natural world sprouted in the backyard of her childhood home in England, where she climbed her beech tree and made elderberry wine with her grandmother. The garden her family began then, she continues to enjoy today.
SEEDS OF HOPE takes us from England to Goodall's home-away-from-home in Africa, deep inside the Gombe forest, where she and the chimpanzees are enchanted by the fig and plum trees they encounter. She introduces us to botanists around the world, as well as places where hope for plants can be found, such as The Millennium Seed Bank, where one billion seeds are preserved. She shows us the secret world of plants with all their mysteries and potential for healing our bodies as well as Planet Earth.
Looking at the world as an adventurer, scientist, and devotee of sustainable foods and gardening-and setting forth simple goals we can all take to protect the plants around us-Jane Goodall delivers an enlightening story of the wonders we can find in our own backyards.
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|display_description||Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world.|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000430786|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Grand Central Publishing,|2014.|xi, 420 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm., overdrive:71de1a62-4562-451c-b853-50735718d742|eBook|eBook||English|Grand Central Publishing|2014||
|subject_facet||Goodall, Jane, -- 1934-, Goodall, Jane, -- 1934- -- Philosophy, Hope, Human-plant relationships, Philosophy of nature, Plants, Trees|
|title_display||Seeds of hope : wisdom and wonder from the world of plants|
|title_full||Seeds of Hope Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants, Seeds of hope : wisdom and wonder from the world of plants / Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson|
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|title_sub||wisdom and wonder from the world of plants|
|topic_facet||Gardening, Goodall, Jane, Hope, Human-plant relationships, Nature, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Philosophy of nature, Plants, Trees|