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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants by Jane Goodall Online



Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

  • Title: Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants
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  • ISBN : 9781455513222
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 370 pages


Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world 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 Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world 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


Author Jane Goodall

For the Australian academic and mystery writer, see Professor




Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants Reviews (31)

  • Having my degree in environmental science, when I saw this book up for grabs on NetGalley, I immediately requested it Overall, I d say that I was pleased by Seeds of Hope I learned a lot, and Jane Goodall s passion for the plant world and for nature itself shines through her words This book will def [..]

  • Rather disappointing on the whole The majority of the book consists of sketchy and fuzzy pseudo scientific statements which are rarely, if ever, backed up by vague semi scientific evidence On the other hand, her personal recollections of interactions with the natural world and its plants creatures a [..]

  • I received an advanced reader copy through a GoodReads giveaway I would not have finished the book if I did not feel it was my responsibility to give a free gift book a decent chance I give it 2.5 stars and rounded up because I personally did not really like it or feel it was memorable but I know th [..]

  • I won this book in the Goodreads First Reads Program This book is an excellent introduction to the importance of plants Reading this book by Jane Goodall feels like you are sitting in a garden or a forest discussing plants with her The importance of plants and their future is presented in a very per [..]

  • Yes, I have a signed Jane Goodall book be jealous This book was amazing and really inspired me to make changes in my lifestyle I never knew plants could be so interesting [..]

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