—Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace
Both a love letter and a call to action, this narrative and photographic book chronicles the author and his wife in their quest to see every penguin species on the planet. In the process, he muses about adventure, conservation, and what it is about penguins that captures our hearts.
Every Penguin in the World tracks author-photographer Charles Bergman's forays around the southern hemispherefrom the Galapagos to South Africa to the Antarcticin his quest to see all 18 species of penguins in the world. The sections of the book are organized around themes of adventure, science and conservation, and pilgrimagein which stories of each penguin species will be touched upon.
This endearing and thought-provoking book beautifully combines narrative and photography to capture the plight and the experience of penguins worldwide. The author and his wife developed a passion after seeing their first penguin species and have since spent years traveling far and wide to see each variety of penguin in its natural habitat.
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About the Author
Table of Contents
Introduction: Talking to a Penguin xi
I Adventure: Mark of the Penguin 1
II Science and Extreme Conservation: Ten for Ten 43
III Pilgrimage: A Pilgrim among Penguins 95
Conclusion: The Journey of Our Lives 150
First Sightings: All Eighteen Penguin Species 175
Select Bibliography 184