The Invention of Nature: adventures of Alexander Humboldt, lost hero of science

Mellen, Matt

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  03/03/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18984

Andrea Wulf's book about the remarkable 19th century explorer and naturalist Alexander von Humboldt is welcome, opportune and a pleasure to read, packed as it is with high adventure and amazing discoveries. We have much to learn from him today in tackling the world's environmental crises; reading this book is an excellent - and enjoyable - way to begin.

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