April 27, 2010

100 Heartbeats

It is no secret that our planet and the ecosystems that collectively make it up are in danger. Climate change, pollution, loss of habitats, and the degradation of land are all threats to the environment, but more important to Corwin, they also threaten the continued survival of many of the animal species that inhabit our planet. Corwin takes readers on a global tour, showing them firsthand the damage that is being done to our natural world. Along the way, he shares the stories of conservation battles being waged and won, saving some of the planet's most endangered animal species. While these stories will certainly touch the hearts of animal-lovers, Corwin hopes that this approach will also serve as a wake-up call about the damage that people are doing to our environment by attaching faces--and heartbeats--to it.

This book can be found in HECSA Library:

100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's Most Endangered Species
Jeff Corwin
QH 76 .C7185 2009