Apr 24, 2021
In this episode you will meet author John Pickrell as he talks about his new book, Flames of Extinction: The Race to Save Australia's Wildlife that shares the stories of conservationists, wildlife rescuers, Indigenous rangers, ecologists who worked to save plants and wildlife impacted by the bushfires.
In this episode you will hear about:
The unique Australian species threatened by the fires, like the Nightcap oak, a dinosaur-era tree and Wollemi Pine
Why many species highlighted in his book now have a brighter future due to Australians efforts; and
How Australia’s Black Summer offers an urgent warning to a world threatened by catastrophic wildfires.
Show notes and photos from John's book can be found at www.beprovided.com
John's book was published by Island Press and can be found at www.islandpress.org.