Guardians of the Trees

by Author Kinari Webb MD

  • Publisher Flatiron Books
  • Year published 2021
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-1250751386
  • Number of pages 304 pages
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When Kinari Webb first traveled to Indonesian Borneo at age 21 to study orangutans, she was both awestruck by the beauty of her surroundings and heartbroken by the rainforest destruction she witnessed. As she got to know the local communities, she realized that their need to pay for expensive healthcare led directly to rampant logging, which in turn imperiled their health and safety even further. Dr. Webb realized her true calling was at the intersection of medicine and conservation. Guardians of the Trees is an essential roadmap for moving forward and the inspiring story of communities coming together to heal the world. ebook icon Audio book icon

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Kinari Webb, MD, is the founder of Health In Harmony, an international nonprofit dedicated to reversing global heating, understanding that rainforests are essential for the survival of humanity, and a cofounder of Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI). Dr. Webb graduated from Yale University School of Medicine with honors and currently splits her time between Indonesia, international site assessments, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Guardians of the Trees is her debut.

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