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Illustrated with spectacular images by today’s greatest nature photographers, this book pays tribute to amazing national parks in seven continents. Readers will embark on a thrilling journey to the most primitive sites, most varied wildlife, most exceptional ecosystems, and richest biodiversity on Earth. This breathtaking itinerary includes the Arctic stretches of Alaska; the vast North American parks such as Yellowstone and Yosemite; the infinite greenery of Tumucumaque National Park in Brazil, which is the world's largest protected tropical area; the volcanoes in Iceland covered with glaciers; Australia’s endangered Great Barrier Reef; and celebrated African parks such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and Etosha, traversed by immense herds of herbivorous animals in search of water and pastures while being hunted by ruthless predators.
Alberto Priora earned a degree in Natural Sciences and has always been passionate about all aspects of nature. In his work as a naturalist guide, he has taught such basic concepts as conservation and the evolutionary structure of nature. At present he is engaged in scientific education at the Natural History Museum and Civic Planetarium of Milan, where he has given lectures. Before this he worked as an editor and translator. Alberto’s stories have been published in several anthologies and have won prizes.