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Conversations: Gary Furguson, "The Eight Master Lessons of Nature"

On this edition of Conversations, Gary Ferguson talks about his book, The Eight Master Lessons of Nature: What Nature Teaches Us About Living Well in the World. Ferguson has written for a variety of national publications and is the author of 24 books on nature and science. For the past 20 years, he has given keynote lectures on the ecological and psychological values of nature.


Conversations: Anita Silvey, "Undaunted: The Wild Life of Birute Gadikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans"

On this edition of Conversations, Anita Silvey talks about her latest book, Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans. In a unique 40-year career in the children's book field, Silvey has divided her time equally between publishing, evaluating children's books, and writing. This latest book is published by National Geographic kids.

Conversations: Edward Posnett, "Strange Harvests - The Hidden Stories of Seven Natural Objects"

On this edition of Conversations, Edward Posnett talks about Strange Harvests: The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects. After working in finance, Edward Posnett started writing about nature, markets and trade. His fascination with the Icelandic tradition of eiderdown harvesting sparked this book.

Conversations: Summer Rayne Oakes, "How to Make a Plant Love You"

On this edition of Conversations, Summer Rayne Oakes talks about her book, How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart. Oakes is an environmental scientist, sustainability strategist, and entrepreneur whose work focuses on health, wellness and sustainability.

Conversations: Karen Auvinen, "Rough Beauty: Forty Seasons of Mountain Living"

On this edition of Conversations, Karen Auvinen talks about her book, Rough Beauty: Forty Seasons of Mountain Living. Auvinen is is an award-wining poet, mountain woman, and writer. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Real Simple, The Rumpus, and numerous literary journals.

Conversations: Joe Yogerst, "100 Parks 5000 Ideas"

On this edition of Conversations, Joe Yogerst talks about his latest book with National Geographic, 100 Parks 5000 Ideas. Yogerst has been an editor, writer and photographer for three decades. His writing has appeared in many publications including National Geographic Traveler, Condé Nast Traveler, CNN Travel, the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and 33 National Geographic books.

Conversations: Jonathan Baillie, "The Splendor of Birds: Art and Photographs from National Geographic"

On this edition of Conversations, Jonathan Baillie talks about the The Splendor of Birds: Art and Photographs from National Geographic. Baillie is the Executive Vice President and Chief Scientist of the National Geographic Society. Baillie joined the Society in 2016 after 20 years at the Zoological Society of London.

Conversations: Joan Marie Galat, "Dark Matters: Natures Reaction to Light Pollution"

On this edition of Conversations, Joan Marie Galat talks about her book, Dark Matters: Nature’s Reaction to Light Pollution. Galat is an award-winning author of more than a dozen books for children and adults. Her books for children explore astronomy, ancient myths and legends, history, and nature, in both fiction and non-fiction.


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