Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking

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Product Details

Price
$40.00
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.0 X 1.4 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780306825507

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About the Author

Rachel Nuwer is an award-winning science journalist who regularly contributes to the New York Times, National Geographic, BBC Future, and Scientific American, among others. She lives in New York.

Reviews

"A must-read."--The Revelator
"Nuwer finds rays of hope in the park rangers and other conservation experts who are dedicating their lives to saving some of the earth's most majestic creatures."--Scientific American
"A compelling, lively, and highly informative read."--Science
"A deep, disturbing look into the illegal wildlife trade [that] offers a firsthand account of the battle between traffickers and conservationists."--Science News
"Nuwer's intimate look at different poaching industries is educational and overall heartfelt."--Library Journal
"Nuwer's engaging and immersive reporting style...illuminates and animates the larger forces driving the trade that's wiping out our remaining wildlife."--Sierra
"Nuwer, a conservation biologist turned science journalist, traces at first hand the front lines across the globe in her hard-hitting, wince-inducing report."--Nature
"By focusing on the humans at all points of the [illegal wildlife] trade, Nuwer is able to offer something rare: a window onto the feelings and beliefs that drive it."--Wall Street Journal
"Reads like a thrilling piece of fiction-which makes it even more heartbreaking when you remember the events are true."--Earther