God's Country: The New Zealand Factor
by Michael C. Tobias, Jane G. Morrison
Publisher: Dancing Star Foundation 2011
Number of pages: 602
The book (602 pages and more than 850 photographs) provides an expansive analysis of ecological trends of the first decade of the 21st century, using New Zealand as an important paradigm for positive global change. This is an entirely unique exploration of the many complex issues impacting the local, regional and global ecosystems upon which all life depends.
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