Beloved Beasts

Michelle Nijhuis highlights the environmentalists who first realized that unless preservation laws were introduced, many amazing species would cease to exist.

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Review of ‘Beloved Beasts’

Animal extinction is not a new phenomenon. Even ancient cultures appreciated the fragile balance of life and practiced sustainability while hunting and fishing. But as The Atlantic project editor Michelle Nijhuis stresses in her new book, Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction, the Industrial Revolution and its many technological innovations significantly…

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