Voyage to the top of the trees

Salon
by Jeanne Carstensen

06/08/07

A science writer for the New Yorker known for his ‘dark biology’ series of books about biological warfare and killer viruses, Richard Preston has written extensively about the fearful power of nature, especially when unleashed by human ignorance, arrogance and greed. ‘The Wild Trees,’ which began as a story in the magazine, is also a cautionary tale, about the destruction of the forests, and especially forest canopies, where half of all species on earth are thought to exist. But really it’s a love story — about love of nature and discovery, of tree climbing, and of botanists for each other. It’s so beautifully written that I found myself reading it out loud...

//www.salon.com/books/review/2007/06/08/wild_trees/


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