By David A. Burney
Using Kaua‘i as an ecological prototype and drawing at the author’s adventures in Madagascar, Mauritius, and different interesting locales, Burney examines hugely pertinent theories approximately present threats to endangered species, recovery of ecosystems, and the way humans can interact to fix environmental harm in different places in the world. fascinating illustrations, together with a reconstruction of the traditional ecological panorama of Kaua‘i by means of the artist Julian Hume, provide an enticing window into the ecological marvels of yet again. a desirable experience tale of 1 man’s existence in paleoecology, again to the longer term within the Caves of Kaua‘i finds the excitement—and occasional frustrations—of a occupation spent exploring what the previous can let us know concerning the future.
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