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Harvest for Hope

A Guide to Mindful Eating

by Jane Goodall, Gail Hudson, Gary McAvoy

Harvest for Hope
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  • Published in USA  Nov 2005
    320 pages
    Genre: Advice

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The renowned scientist who fundamentally changed the way we view primates and our relationship with the animal kingdom now turns her attention to an incredibly important and deeply personal issue - taking a stand for a more sustainable world. In this provocative and encouraging book, Jane Goodall sounds a clarion call to Western society, urging us to take a hard look at the food we produce and consume - and showing us how easy it is to create positive change...... Brilliant, empowering, and irrepressibly optimistic, Harvest for Hope is one of the most crucial works of our age. If we follow Goodall's sound advice, we just might save ourselves before it's too late.

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'This book about making healthy choices breaks no new ground, but its jargon-free and anecdote-rich approach makes it a useful primer for grassroots activists, while the Goodall imprimatur could broaden its reach.' - PW.
'Harvest For Hope is one of those rare, truly great books that can change the world.' - 'John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution and Diet For A New America.

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Jane Goodall, Gail Hudson, Gary McAvoy Author Biography

Jane Goodall was born on April 3rd, 1934 in London, England. Her childhood ambition was to spend time with animals in the wild. In particular, she was drawn to the African continent and the dream of seeing wild animals in their native habitat. It was an unusual ambition for a girl at the time, but it was an ambition supported by her parents, especially her mother. After the war, Goodall left school and found work as a secretary at Oxford University. In 1956, Goodall, jumped at the opportunity to travel to a friend's farm in Kenya.

It was there in Kenya that Goodall met the famous anthropologist and paleontologist, Dr. Louis S.B. Leakey. Leakey was impressed with Goodall's enthusiasm and knowledge of Africa and wildlife. As a result, he decided to take Goodall to Olduvai Gorge in ...

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