The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation (Hardback)
  • The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation (Hardback)
zoom

The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation (Hardback)

(author)
£20.99
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 28/02/2019
  • We can order this from the publisher

Usually dispatched within 10 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket

Post-war Afghanistan is fragile, volatile, and perilous. It is also a place of extraordinary beauty. Evolutionary biologist Alex Deghan came to Afghanistan and created a startup, Conservation X Labs, to save Afghanistan's unique and extraordinary wildlife and natural landscape after decades of war. His workplace was so remote that roads themselves would disappear, and travel was by foot, yak, or mule, following ancient pathways for weeks into the mountain kingdoms and desolate landscapes.

Conservation, it turned out, provided a common bond between Alex's team and the people of Afghanistan, where his international team worked unarmed in some of the most dangerous places in the country. They successfully built the country's first national park, completed the first wildlife survey in thirty years, and worked to stop the poaching of the country's iconic endangered animals, including the elusive snow leopard. In doing so, they restored a part of Afghan identity that is ineffably tied to the land itself. For a people who had spent decades as refugees or subject to the horrors and desolation of war, the quest to restore Afghanistan's wildlife became the restoration of Afghanistan's very culture and deep history.

Publisher: PublicAffairs,U.S.
ISBN: 9781610396950
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 518 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 36 mm

You may also be interested in...

Otters
Added to basket
£15.99
Hardback
Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg
Added to basket
The Age of Ecology
Added to basket
Not for Greens
Added to basket
£15.00
Paperback
The Little Green Book of Eco-fascism
Added to basket
A Message from Martha
Added to basket
Moles
Added to basket
£15.99
Hardback
Green Parties, Green Future
Added to basket
Silent Spring Revisited
Added to basket
Green Belt Movement
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.