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Ever Green Book

Saving Big Forests to Save the Planet

One of Kirkus Review’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2022.

A Booklist top-ten book on Environment and Sustainability in 2022.

From the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company:

Reid and Lovejoy offer practical solutions to address the biggest challenges these forests face, from vastly expanding protected areas, to supporting Indigenous forest stewards, to planning smarter road networks. In gorgeous prose that evokes the majesty of these ancient forests along with the people and animals who inhabit them, Reid and Lovejoy take us on an exhilarating global journey.

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A very clear-eyed, practical and persuasive plan for how to save these forests, and maybe the rest of us in the process.
Richard Powers
Author of The Overstory, The Ezra Klein Show
There’s no better or more readable guide to the bewildering array of threats to forests or to the economic and institutional programs created to protect them.
Verlyn Klinkenborg
New York Review of Books
An Outstanding primer on the vital role intact forests play in sustaining the biosphere.
Thomas L. Friedman
The New York Times
Ever Green is a must-read for anyone who cares about the future of life.
Elizabeth Kolbert
Author of Under a White Sky and The Sixth Extinction
This is a profoundly important, fresh-minded, deftly written, and constructive book. Therefore it's also thrilling.
David Quammen
Author of Song of the Dodo and The Tangled Tree
One finishes the book believing that it is possible for these beautiful, mysterious places where humans and trees and animals coexist to be saved, and more determined to support policies that preserve those relationships.
M. R. O'Connor
Undark Magazine