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Book review: Pink Boots and the Machete by Mireya Mayor

As a little boy, I was always drawn to books about wilderness, exotic places, explorers and wild animals. I hungrily read accounts of real events, from Joy Adamson to Gerald Durrell, and works of fiction, from The Jungle Book to The White Fang, from Henryk Sienkiewicz’s In Desert and Wilderness to the entire Doctor Dolittle [...]

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The Science Online 2012 Keynote Speaker

Joanne and teen daughter, Amanda

Carin and I will soon be at Science Online 2012.  As I mentioned last post, we both will be running workshops on video-making and will be your hosts for the Cyberscreen Science Film Festival 2012. The Keynote speaker this year is National Geographic Host and Primatologist, Mireya Mayor. Her speech is titled The Vain Girl’s Survival [...]

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The Thoughtful Animal

Book Review: Mireya Mayor’s “Pink Boots and a Machete”

As a child – okay, even still as an adult – I couldn’t get enough of adventure stories with animals at the center, whether in text or on the screen. Jack London’s Call of the Wild comes to mind, or Disney’s The Jungle Book. More recently, books like Bonobo Handshake, by Vanessa Woods (see my [...]

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