By Marty Essen
Endangered Edens is the long-awaited follow-up to Marty Essen’s six-time award-winning ebook, Cool Creatures, scorching Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents.
no matter if touring with Marty and his spouse, Deb, within the Arctic nationwide natural world shelter, Costa Rica, and Puerto Rico, or going solo with Marty within the Everglades, readers will event nature’s Endangered Edens in a fashion few others way.
as well as Marty’s interesting tales, Endangered Edens also positive factors greater than a hundred and eighty beautiful colour pictures—merging the genres of natural world images, event travelogues, and environmental schooling into one unforgettable e-book.
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Endangered Edens is the long-awaited follow-up to Marty Essen’s six-time award-winning booklet, Cool Creatures, scorching Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents.
no matter if touring with Marty and his spouse, Deb, within the Arctic nationwide natural world safe haven, Costa Rica, and Puerto Rico, or going solo with Marty within the Everglades, readers will adventure nature’s Endangered Edens in a manner few others way.
as well as Marty’s interesting tales, Endangered Edens additionally beneficial properties greater than a hundred and eighty beautiful colour pictures—merging the genres of flora and fauna images, event travelogues, and environmental schooling into one unforgettable booklet.
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Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico by Marty Essen