Celebrity Conservationists: from Attenborough to Irwin
Champions of the Natural World in the Age of Mass Media
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $149.00|
| Book Description: |
Today's celebrity conservationists, many of whom made their reputations through television and other visual media, play a major role in drawing public attention to an increasingly threatened world. This book, one of the first to address this contribution, focuses on five key figures: the English naturalist David Attenborough, the French marine adventurer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the American primatologist Dian Fossey, the Canadian scientist-broadcaster-activist David Suzuki, and the...