First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event across the globe. It is a day to focus on the environment, environmental issues, and the natural world around us. Here are a few audiobooks to help you make every day Earth Day.
Pulitzer Prize finalist David Haskell brings his power of observation to natureâ€™s greatest connectors, trees. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring their connections with webs of fungi, bacterial communities, cooperative and destructive animals, other plants, and humans.
Listen to an excerpt THE SONG OF TREES
In sixteen wonderful stories, Pulitzer Prizeâ€“winning author James A. Michener burrows deep into the secret lives of animals and the hidden world of nature.
Listen to an excerpt CREATURES OF THE KINGDOM
Colin Tudge travels around the world, bringing to life stories and facts about the trees around us: how they grow old, how they eat and reproduce, how they talk to one another (and they do), and why they came to exist in the first place.
Listen to an excerpt THE TREE
Journalist Jon Mooallem explores the cultural history of people and wild animals through the lens of three modern-day endangered species: the polar bear, Langeâ€™s metalmark butterfly, and the whooping crane.
Listen to an excerpt THE WILD ONES