"As a leading researcher in the field of biology, Robin Wall Kimmerer understands the delicate state of our world. But as an active member of the Potawatomi nation, she senses and relates to the world through a way of knowing far older than any science. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she intertwines these two modes of awareness--the analytic and the emotional, the scientific and the cultural--to ultimately reveal a path toward healing the rift that grows between people and nature. The woven essays that construct this book bring people back into conversation with all that is green and growing; a universe that never stopped speaking to us, even when we forgot how to listen"-- Provided by publisher.
Four years in the making, filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, with new high definition filming techniques developed since Plant Earth, Life presents 130 stories from the frontiers of the natural world, 54 of which have never been filmed before. This 10-part series captures unprecedented, astonishingly beautiful sequences and demonstrates the extraordinary tactics that animals and plants have developed to survive and thrive. - Cover.
Narrated by David Attenborough.
Disc 1. Challenges of life -- Reptiles and amphibians -- Mammals -- Disc 2. Fish -- Birds -- Disc 3. Insects -- Hunters and hunted -- Disc 4. Creatures of the deep -- Plants -- Primates.