New PDF release: Emerald Labyrinth : A Scientist's Adventures in the Jungles

By Eli Greenbaum

ISBN-10: 1512600970

ISBN-13: 9781512600971

Emerald Labyrinth is a scientist and adventurer’s chronicle of years exploring the rainforests of sub-Saharan Africa. The richly different habitats of the Democratic Republic of the Congo supply a wealth of animal, plant, chemical, and clinical discoveries. however the state additionally has a deeply afflicted colonial prior and a classy political current. writer Eli Greenbaum is a number one specialist in sub-Saharan herpetology—snakes, lizards, and frogs—who brings a feeling of ask yourself to the query of ways technology works within the twenty-first century. alongside the way in which he comes head to head with spitting cobras, silverback mountain gorillas, wild elephants, and the teenaged armies of AK-47-toting combatants engaged within the continent’s longest-running war.

As a bellwether of the weather and biodiversity crises now dealing with the planet, the Congo holds the most important to our planet’s destiny. Writing within the culture of books just like the misplaced urban of Z, Greenbaum seeks out the creatures suffering to outlive in a war-torn, environmentally threatened state. Emerald Labyrinth is a unprecedented e-book concerning the huge, immense demanding situations and hard-won satisfactions of doing technological know-how in a single of the least identified, least hospitable locations on earth.

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