The Arbornaut

By Meg Lowman,

Book cover of The Arbornaut: A Life Discovering the Eighth Continent in the Trees Above Us

Book description

One of the world's first tree-top scientists, Meg Lowman is both a pioneer in her field - she invented one of the first treetop walkways - and a tireless advocate for the planet. In a voice as infectious in its enthusiasm as in its practical optimism, The Arbornaut chronicles her…

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1 author picked The Arbornaut as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

As much as I love a book about nature, I love books about (and by) badass pioneering women. Meg Lowman is one of these - one of the first-ever tree-top scientists.

It was she who invented one of the first treetop walkways and she shares her amazing story in this book. I love how brave and fearless she was, just climbing hundreds of feet of unchartered territory, solo, into the canopies of Australia's rainforests and how her discoveries literally saved swathes of it.

The book is filled with hope and achievable calls to action as well as her pioneering tale…

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