Jungle of the Maya
Jim Wright Douglas Goodell
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Sep 21, 2019 - 00:39 AM By Jim Wright Douglas Goodell

The Selva Maya Jungle of the Maya is one of the world s most magical yet least appreciated places an enormous tropical forest that encompasses much of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico s Yucatan Peninsula At 9,000,000 acres, it is the largest contiguous tropical forest north of the in the Western Hemisphere Within its borders, the Selva Maya provides habitat for anThe Selva Maya Jungle of the Maya is one of the world s most magical yet least appreciated places an enormous tropical forest that encompasses much of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico s Yucatan Peninsula At 9,000,000 acres, it is the largest contiguous tropical forest north of the in the Western Hemisphere Within its borders, the Selva Maya provides habitat for an astonishing diversity of plants and animals than 500 species of birds alone The forest also contains the fascinating ruins of ancient Maya cities, which attract visitors and researchers from all over the globe.Jungle of the Maya presents a stunning photographic portrait of this irreplaceable natural treasure Nature photographers Douglas Goodell and Jerry Barrack capture the living wonders of the jungle jaguars and other cats spider and howler monkeys hummingbirds and butterflies and snakes, amphibians, and insects as well as the region s hallmark Maya sites, including Tikal, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, and Tulum Environmental writer Jim Wright invitingly describes the Selva Maya s natural and human history, helping visitors and residents appreciate the riches to be found in the forest and the need to protect and preserve them for generations to come.Because human activities are encroaching and on the Mayan forest, Jungle of the Maya is a beautiful book with a timely message As renowned naturalist Archie Carr III sums it up in his foreword, Today, the Selva Maya is at risk again As modern beings, can we manage the forest better than we believe the ancient Maya did We should We have the archaeological record to draw from We have modern science And we still have inspiration whispered to us by spirits in the great plazas of Tikal and beyond Turn the pages, and witness.
  • Title: Jungle of the Maya
  • Author: Jim Wright Douglas Goodell
  • ISBN: 9780292714120
  • Page: 161
  • Format: Hardcover

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Jason Sep 21, 2019 - 00:39 AM
Beautiful place, Beautiful pictures - It's sad that people easily want to destroy the jungle in the name of progress and that times are tough enough that poachers risk being caught (not sure how tough punishment is) in order to make good money of the animals fo the jungle :-(
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Jungle of the Maya By Jim Wright Douglas Goodell The Selva Maya Jungle of the Maya is one of the world s most magical yet least appreciated places an enormous tropical forest that encompasses much of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico s Yucatan Peninsula At 9,000,000 acres, it is the largest contiguous tropical forest north of the in the Western Hemisphere Within its borders, the Selva Maya provides habitat for anThe Selva Maya Jungle of the Maya is one of the world s most magical yet least appreciated places an enormous tropical forest that encompasses much of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico s Yucatan Peninsula At 9,000,000 acres, it is the largest contiguous tropical forest north of the in the Western Hemisphere Within its borders, the Selva Maya provides habitat for an astonishing diversity of plants and animals than 500 species of birds alone The forest also contains the fascinating ruins of ancient Maya cities, which attract visitors and researchers from all over the globe.Jungle of the Maya presents a stunning photographic portrait of this irreplaceable natural treasure Nature photographers Douglas Goodell and Jerry Barrack capture the living wonders of the jungle jaguars and other cats spider and howler monkeys hummingbirds and butterflies and snakes, amphibians, and insects as well as the region s hallmark Maya sites, including Tikal, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, and Tulum Environmental writer Jim Wright invitingly describes the Selva Maya s natural and human history, helping visitors and residents appreciate the riches to be found in the forest and the need to protect and preserve them for generations to come.Because human activities are encroaching and on the Mayan forest, Jungle of the Maya is a beautiful book with a timely message As renowned naturalist Archie Carr III sums it up in his foreword, Today, the Selva Maya is at risk again As modern beings, can we manage the forest better than we believe the ancient Maya did We should We have the archaeological record to draw from We have modern science And we still have inspiration whispered to us by spirits in the great plazas of Tikal and beyond Turn the pages, and witness.

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