Books by William Stolzenburg
NPR stories about William Stolzenburg
For years, the New Zealand kakapo had no need to fly — the bird's only predators were in the sky — but then came human settlers and, with them, an invasive weasel-like predator. Author William Stolzenburg explores exotic island species' vulnerability to newcomers in Rat Island.
Reading words printed on dead trees doesn't automatically translate into saving the planet. But by encouraging us to reevaluate the world around us, these three books offer a vision of a different path forward.