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The plant messiah

Carlos Magdalena

The plant messiah

adventures in search of the world"s rarest species

by Carlos Magdalena

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-255).

    StatementCarlos Magdalena
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK86.A1 M34 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination261 pages
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26951367M
    ISBN 100385543611
    ISBN 109780385543613
    LC Control Number2017027303
    OCLC/WorldCa990257540

      THE PLANT MESSIAH By Carlos Magdalena. (Doubleday, $) (Doubleday, $) In a world whose ecology is changing so fast, only a special kind of . He’s certainly the one with the most nicknames: Plant Whisperer, Plant Pimp, Plant Protector and Plant Messiah, and more. To his bemusement, they just keep piling up. Things have gotten worse since he published his first book, titled The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World’s Rarest Species (Penguin, ). There, in the book.

    The Plant Messiah reads like a detective novel. [This] is a thrillingly uplifting book. There is a beguiling energy to his prose that clearly he has in person" – Daily Mail "Botany, on its face, doesn't sound particularly thrilling. This book will change your mind".   The Plant Messiah is the inspirational story of a man who has devoted - and risked - his life to save incredible species, all in the name of making this .

    Carlos Magdalena is a man on a mission: to save the world’s most endangered plants. In The Plant Messiah, Magdalena takes readers from the forests of Peru to deep within the Australian outback in search of the rare and the vulnerable. The Plant Messiah - The Plant Messiah audiobook, by Carlos Magdalena An impassioned memoir of saving extraordinary plants on the brink of extinction, by a scientist who has been called a "codebreaker" (Telegraph) and "an inspiration" (Jane Goodall)Carlos Magdalena is not your average horticulturist. He's a man on a mission to save the world's most endangered plants.


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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. In The Plant Messiah, Magdalena takes listeners from the Amazon to the jungles of Mauritius to deep within the Australian Outback in search of the rare and the vulnerable.

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The book nevertheless illustrates just how much can be done to save even species that all but the greatest optimist would consider doomed.3/4(8).

The Plant Messiah reads like a detective novel. [This] is a thrillingly uplifting book. There is a beguiling energy to his prose that clearly he has in person * Daily Mail * An engaging piece of work -- Charles Elliott * Literary Review * In a world whose ecology is changing so fast, only a special kind of obsessive would concern himself with 4/5().

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The audio version is eight hours long and it could have been longer. The beginning. The background story is fascinating. “The Plant Messiah reads like a detective novel [This] is a thrillingly uplifting book There is a beguiling energy to his prose that clearly he has in person.” —Daily Mail (UK) “Botany, on its face, doesn't sound particularly thrilling.

This book will change your mind.”. The Plant Messiah quickly became my media moniker, offering ample opportunity for mockery among friends and colleagues alike. My family love the idea of my mum coming on to the balcony to shout, ‘He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy!’ in the style of the legendary sketch in Monty Python’s Life of Brian.

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