Sand Green Heart
explains how the unique
wildlife and vegetation of the Australian outback
have been shaped by the harsh climate of this vast,
recent years indigenous groups have been joined
by pastoralists, conservationists, miners, tourists
and military, communications and transport users
as key stakeholders in the outback.
Sand Green Heart documents exciting new discoveries
and describes the fascinating life of some of
the Outbacks most interesting creatures.
roles of different industries, organisations and
the public in outback conservation, which is vital
to prevent the extinctions that are still occurring
today are also explored.
Through vivid, personal stories John shares his
experiences as an ecologist making new discoveries,
challenging conventional approaches to pastoralism,
mining, tourism and environmental management,
and witnessing the precarious balance of nature
as species are pitted against the harsh climate
of the outback.
Red Sand Green Heart – The award winning book ‘Red Sand Green Heart: Ecological Adventures in the Outback’ has been revised and updated with two new chapters. The revised edition can be accessed as an ebook as well from Arid Recovery or Amazon. – see attached
Presented in a non-scientific way, Red Sand, Green
Heart: Ecological Adventures in the Outback evokes
a humorous, entertaining and informative picture
of Australias desert region and the environmental
issues that affect us all.
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taipan snakes and pelicans to hippie activists
and hardline miners, John Read brings to life
the characters, creatures and cultures of the
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