We can change things—if we want to.
In her new book, “The Reindeer Chronicles,” award-winning science journalist Judith D. Schwartz offers an eye-opening global tour of some of the most ecologically damaged places on earth—and her observations of how a passionate group of eco-restorers is leading the way to their recovery.
Schwatrz’s journey takes her to the far corners of the world from China’s Loess Plateau, to Norway, to the Middle East.
Along the way she stops in Mexico where a Regeneration International meeting shows her that a better future is within our grasp—if we can imagine it.
In our fear-based culture, she reminds us, imagining the worst inevitably means that’s all we ever get.
But by imagining and asking for a better future, solutions to seemingly intractable problems can come from the unlikeliest of places—and people.
The book explores regenerative solutions across a range of landscapes: deserts, grasslands, tropics, tundra and the Mediterranean—and reveals how much we can achieve, if we can find a way to work together and follow nature’s lead.