Stories of Hope

stories-of-hopeSometimes in the conservation world we focus on the negatives and forget to celebrate our achievements. We can learn a lot from stories of past success – which is just what the new Stories of Hope exhibition in the Leventis Library highlights.

These books are just a small selection of the success stories in conservation. You are welcome to browse the books on display, or borrow them to read – we have plenty more on the library shelves we can bring out to showcase!

Do you have a favourite conservation success book? Share it with us in the comments.

[EDIT 24/01/17] This exhibition has now ended. If you would like to borrow any of the books that were on display, the details are below. Click on the links for availability.

The Kirtland’s Warbler: The story of a bird’s fight against extinction and the people who saved it BI/163.Den.kir/002

The Return of the Unicorns: The natural history and conservation of the Greater One-horned Rhinoceros MM/668/001

Galapagos: Preserving Darwin’s legacy SA/EC.ga/007

Return of the condor: the race to save our largest bird from extinction BI/031.Gym.cal/002

A saga of sea eagles BI/033.Hal.alb/003

Lion tamarins: biology and conservation MM/840/001

Tropical Island Recovery: Cousine Island, Seychelles AF/SC.co/001

Project Puffin: the improbable quest to bring a beloved seabird back to Egg Rock CP/RN/005

The man who saved the whooping crane: the Robert Porter Allen story BI/046.Gru.ame/003

Decline and recovery of the island fox: a case study for population recovery MM/770/003

 

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