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Dyan deNapoli

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Dyan deNapoli

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THE GREAT PENGUIN RESCUE vividly chronicles Dyan deNapoli’s participation in the largest and most successful animal rescue ever undertaken when a ship sank near Cape Town, South Africa, oiling and displacing 40,000 penguins. The book has received several awards and many favorable reviews, including praise from Tim Flannery in the New York Review of Books. The New York Post called it "a real-life eco-thriller with a happy ending". Library Journal selected it as one of the best sci-tech books of 2010, and it was named a “Must-Read” book in the 2011 Massachusetts Book Awards. It is also a Silver award winner in the 2011 Nautilus book awards – this award recognizes books that inspire positive social change and that “change the world one book at ...more

My TEDx talk about rescuing oiled penguins, and the ongoing debate about euthanizing oiled birds.

I'd like to start off by saying that I'm not a hater – just someone wanting to set the record straight. On June 28th, I had the great honor of speaking to an audience of 600+ local movers and shakers at the 2011 TEDxBoston conference. It was definitely one of the highlights of my career as The Penguin Lady. A few months earlier, I had received a phone call from Danielle Duplin, one of the curators

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Published on July 15, 2011 14:26
Average rating: 3.98 · 233 ratings · 59 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Great Penguin Rescue: 4...

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All About Penguins

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“The ocean is the source of all life as we know it, and the health of the planet is entirely dependent upon the health of the ocean. It's not too late to fix the mistakes of the past. We have the ability to turn things around, and to heal this enormous and wondrous ecosystem that covers most of our planet.”
Dyan deNapoli, The Great Penguin Rescue: 40,000 Penguins, a Devastating Oil Spill, and the Inspiring Story of the World's Largest Animal Rescue

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