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Jungle spirits : Christian Ziegler / texts by Daisy Dent & Christian Ziegler ; [foreword, Ruth Eichhorn ; translations, Romina Russo Lais [and many others]].

By: Ziegler, Christian.
Contributor(s): Dent, Daisy [author.] | Eichhorn, Ruth [writer of foreword.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Kempen, Germany : TeNeues, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 240 pages : colour illustrations ; 33 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783961710294; 3961710295.Subject(s): Jungles | Nature photography | Photojournalism
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With their breathtaking range of flora and fauna, rain forests are veritable treasures in the world of wildlife. Photographed by the award-winning photojournalist and conservationist, Christian Ziegler, Jungle Spirits is an ode to the tropical splendor of the planet's most diverse ecosystems, while also a call to action to protect tropical rain forests worldwide. Images captured across twenty countries and on four continents present a fascinating look at the globe's most celebrated jungles in all their lush glory. Through Ziegler's vibrant photography, readers journey through pristine landscapes; discover captivating creatures - including tree frogs, chameleons, bats, and more - and forge an appreciation for rare plants. Informative texts penned by Ziegler's partner and fellow conservationist, Daisy Dent, cover such fascinating topics as pollination, fruiting, and human impact complete the book. Driven by the duo's passion for preserving these natural wonderlands, Jungle Spirits is a stunning visual odyssey that will inspire any lover of wildlife, botany, and environmentalism. AUTHORS: Christian Ziegler is an award-winning, Panama based photojournalist specialising in natural history and science-related topics. His work has been published in National Geographic Magazine, among others. A tropical ecologist by training, Ziegler served as Associate for Communication at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama. He is the photographer of the books, A Magic Web and Deceptive Beauties. Daisy Dent is an ecologist who has worked in tropical forests for over fifteen years. She works in Panama, Brazil, and Malaysia, where she conducted her PhD research. She is a lecturer at the University of Stirling, U.K., and a Research Associate at STRI, Panama. SELLING POINTS: * A comprehensive look at the world's most diverse trop- ical rain forests * Equally visual and informative, this book features both stunning photography and detailed texts * A meaningful gift for anyone with an interest in nature, animals, travel, and more * With a foreword by Ruth Eichhorn, GEO Photo Editor-at Large 180 colour photographs

Includes bibliographical references.

Parallel texts in English, German and French.