Welcome to Conservation Gateway

The Gateway is for the conservation practitioner, scientist and decision-maker. Here we share the best and most up-to-date information we use to inform our work at The Nature Conservancy.

Science Chronicles June 2013: The Mid-Year Books Issue


aaron becker science chronicles nature conservancy

Table of Contents

4 Bingham: Talking to the Dead: A Novel (Reviewed by Bob Lalasz)
5 Harding: Tinkers (Jeannie Patton)
6 Heigashino: The Devotion of Suspect X and Salvation of a Saint (Lalasz)
7 Heller: The Dog Stars (Lynn Lozier)
8 Pavone: The Expats (Peter Kareiva)
9 Pötzsch: The Hangman’s Daughter (Kareiva)
10 Jonasson: The Hundred-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (Silvia Benitez)
11 Brown and Garver: Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy & De Graaf and Batker: What’s the Economy For, Anyway? (Corinne Smith)
13 Banerjee and Duflo: Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty (Craig Leisher)
14 Dunkel: Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball's Color Line (Kareiva)
15 Grann: The Lost City of Z. (Megan Sheehan)
16 Graves: Goodbye to a River (Jeff Opperman)
17 Light: The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley and the Unlikely Ascent of "Hallelujah" (Charles Bedford)
19 Mann: 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created (Bud Cook)
21 Murakami: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (Bedford)
23 Ridley: The Discovery of Jeanne Baret (Matt Herbert)
24 Schielgel: Wisdom from a Rainforest: The Spiritual Journey of an Anthropologist (Alan White)
25 Solnit: A Field Guide to Getting Lost (Darci Palmquist)
26 Sotomayor: My Beloved World (Eloise Kendy)
27 Sundeen: The Man Who Quit Money (Bedford)
29 Nilsson: Faviken (Matt Miller)
30 Pollan: Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation (Sarah Hauck)
The Future
31 Kelly: What Technology Wants (Kareiva)
33 McGonigal: The Willpower Instinct (Charlotte Reemts)
34 Taleb: Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder (Stacy Wais
And ...
35 Canfield: Field Notes on Science & Nature (Miller)
36 Mooallem: Wild Ones (Kareiva)
37 Schneider and McCrea: The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Keeping Chickens (Jensen Montambault)
38 Ware: Building Stories: A Graphic Novel in 14 Parts (Lalasz)
39 Picks and Pans: Four Quick Reviews (Mike Beck)
Image credit: Aaron Becker, used with permission.