Nature & Environment
by Reader's Digest Editors
Readers will be on the edge of their seats as they are drawn into the dramatic tales of everyday people suddenly cast into life or death situations. Whether out on a planned adventure or simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, the heroes of these stories are connected by their fierce desire to survive against all odds.
Congressman Jerry McNerny, Ph.D. and Martin Cheek offer a frank, unbiased discussion of our dual energy crisis: rapidly depleting oil resources accompanied by dramatic climate changes. Then, without glossing over the obstacles, the authors explore what can be done -- and what is already working -- to resolve the problem.
ZooBorns showcases the newest and cutest animal babies from accredited zoos and aquariums around the world. With interesting animal facts and background stories on the featured babies, ZooBorns illustrates the connections between zoo births and conservation initiatives in the wild.
GO GREEN is an indispendable resource for the grown-up greenies who have accepted the philosophy and are ready to spread it. There is a huge movement already underway toward going green, living sustainably, and creating a smaller carbon footprint.
On May 15, 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit.
Ask Now the Beasts is a beautiful meditation on how we relate to animals: sometimes loving, sometimes misguided, often exploitive, often with genuine concern.
Scientists may still be discussing what caused the disappearance of the once-dominant dinosaurs, but there is no doubt among any of them what is causing the current round of mass extinctions. It is mankind.