Island of Secrets
If geologist, adventurer and risk-prone eccentric John Lane can prove the existence of the elusive tree kangaroo on the remote Pacific island of New Britain, he just might be able to save one of the last truly wild endangered forests on earth. But first he and his ragtag expedition party—college students, adventure-seeking biologists, disinterested local teenagers—will hav...more
Kindle Edition, 42 pages
Published November 2nd 2011 by The Atavist
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A beautiful adventure that examines some of the struggles that inevitably arise when entering into "uncharted" territory somewhat ill prepared and underfunded. Through the story, which is focused on an attempt to find a new species of tree kangaroo in the jungles of New Britain, the author delves somewhat into the difficulties that exist when trying to "prove" the need for conservation of a particular area and the species present. If you enjoy nature and wilderness adventure stories, this one is...more