"Listening in wild places, we are audience to conversations in a language not our own. I think now that it was a longing to çomprehend this language I hear in the woods that led me to science, to learn over the years to speak fluent botany. "
In The Democracy of Species, Robin Wall Kimmerer guides us towards a more reciprocal, grateful and joyful relationship with our animate earth, from the wild leeks in the field to the deer in the woods.
Penguin Book's 'Green Ideas' series brings together twenty classics of the environmental movement. Together, these books show the richness of environmental thought and point the way to a fairer, saner, greener world.