Five books on birds and science

Moral Entanglements
Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany

Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and GermanyBy Stefan BargheerUniversity of Chicago Press, 2018, paperback, 326 pages

This important book about the history of bird conservation in Europe has lessons for a North American audience. The author’s central question considers how values change over time and how individuals develop moral commitments. Using life-history data derived from written narratives and oral histories, he follows the development of conservation from the late 1700s to current efforts in large-scale biodiversity conservation.

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Matt Mendenhall

Matt Mendenhall

Matt Mendenhall is the editor of BirdWatching magazine and BirdWatchingDaily.com. He joined the staff of BirdWatching (formerly Birder’s World) in 2000 and has worn many hats over the years: reporter, story wrangler, photo editor, managing editor, and now editor. Originally from Omaha, he lives with his wife and two daughters in Milwaukee and holds a Bachelor’s in journalism from Marquette University. You can reach Matt at (617) 706-9098 and [email protected].

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