Red sand, green heart - Ecological adventures in the outback. - Revised edition John Read
Author: John L. Read
First published: 2003 Reprinted: 2012
Format: Paperback 356 pages
From taipan snakes and pelicans to hippie activists and hardline miners, John Read brings to life the characters and culture of the outback Through vivid, personal stories he 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..
Written in an accessible and non-scientific style, Red Sand, Green Heart: Ecological adventures in the outback evokes a humorous, entertaining and informative picture of Australia’s desert region and the environmental issues that affect us all.
A completely updated foreword details the changes in strategic processes for some ecological projects