Dreaming in Turtle: A Journey Through the Passion, Profit, and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures (Unabridged) - Peter Laufer, PhD & Richard Branson - introduction

Dreaming in Turtle: A Journey Through the Passion, Profit, and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures (Unabridged)

By Peter Laufer, PhD & Richard Branson - introduction

  • Release Date: 2018-11-20
  • Genre: Science & Nature
  • ℗ © 2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

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Summary : Dreaming in Turtle: A Journey Through the Passion, Profit, and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures (Unabridged)

Dreaming in Turtle is a compelling story of a stalwart animal prized from prehistory through to today - an animal threatened by human greed, pragmatism, and rationalization. It stars turtles and shady and heroic human characters both, in settings ranging from luxury redoubts to degraded habitats, during a time when the confluence of easy global trade, limited supply, and inexhaustible demand has accelerated the stress on species. 

The growth of the middle class in high-population regions like China, where the turtle is particularly valued, feeds this perfect storm into which the turtle finds itself lashed. This is a tale not just of endangered turtles but also one of overall human failings, frailties, and vulnerabilities - all punctuated by optimistic hope for change fueled by dedicated turtle champions.

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