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BOOK TRAILER: "Empty Hands, Open Arms" by Deni Béchard

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Pre-order the book, shipping in Oct. 2013: http://milkweed.org/shop/pr...

Deni Béchard is a novelist about to debut "Empty Hands, Open Arms", a book about how community development in the Congo can save the bonobos and the rainforest. Béchard's fascinating and moving account offers an incomparably rich example of how international conservation must be reinvented, before it's too late.

Here is Béchard discussing the culture of bonobos and how organizations can use them as a symbol, how important it is for conservation organizations to include local communities in their work, and how much the choices of our leaders and our consumer appetites can affect the world around us.

Read more about Deni Béchard: http://milkweed.org/authors...
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Pre-order the book, shipping in Oct. 2013: http://milkweed.org/shop/pr...

Deni Béchard is a novelist about to debut "Empty Hands, Open Arms", a book about how community development in the Congo can save the bonobos and the rainforest. Béchard's fascinating and moving account offers an incomparably rich example of how international conservation must be reinvented, before it's too late.

Here is Béchard discussing the culture of bonobos and how organizations can use them as a symbol, how important it is for conservation organizations to include local communities in their work, and how much the choices of our leaders and our consumer appetites can affect the world around us.

Read more about Deni Béchard: http://milkweed.org/authors... Show less
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