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Saving Wild: Inspiration from 50 Leading Conservationists

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Fifty of the world's leading conservationists answer the question: How I Stay Inspired despite all the negative issues facing the world's wildlife and wild places today. ...more
Kindle Edition, 175 pages
Published February 11th 2016 by New Insights Press
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Alison
Mar 20, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I wanted to like this book better than I did- the title and the concept had me grabbing it off the shelf immediately. But it is often repetitive, rarely inspirational, and occasionally downright depressing. The first two thirds is especially redundant- every response to "How do you stay inspired?" is very similar. There were a few insightful contributions (Amanda Stronza's, for example), and I did learn about a lot of new people and organizations to look up. This book was just not what I wanted ...more
Michelle
Feb 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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How do you stay inspired? This simple question Lori Robinson asked is one many of us have probably asked ourselves. The answers given in this book are as diverse as the conservationists interviewed. This is a well-organized book, and I appreciated the summary of each conservationist's work. Besides learning the source of motivation for these leaders in wildlife preservation, this book is a great overview of the state of conservation work. Read and be inspired! ...more
Kevin
Apr 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
50 interviews with conservationists, industrialists, and more about what gives them optimism. Quick read with a good form,at.
Christine Sopko
Jan 02, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Insight into our future can be found in 50 different conversations from world leaders. It can be read one at a time or together, which was appealing.
N. Rodgers
Jun 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
I would recommend this for any conservation, %v_array_gen[2]% fans.
Terri ducay
Oct 30, 2017 rated it liked it
The book started out well and I thoroughly enjoyed it, but in the last 1/3 of the collection of stories, I felt a bit wanting.
Chloe Kempe
Oct 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Lovely to get inspiration from other wildlife souls out there that have done great work!!!
Natalie
Feb 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
An incredibly inspiring and informative book from 50 of the world's leading conservationists.
Read my full review here: http://www.mygreenworld.org/saving-wild/
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