Lonely Planet's natural world

Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)

Book - 2020

This beautiful and inspiring book is an authoritative and timely account of our planet's natural wonders, explaining how and why our bodies and brains benefit from being in nature, as well as the importance of valuing and protecting them for future generations. In each chapter - exploring forests, rivers, mountains, deserts and coasts - Lonely Planet offers a wealth of knowledge on why they're such enriching places to explore and where in the world we can experience the natural world t...hrough forest bathing, mountain hikes and wild swimming. From Canada's mysterious and untamed Great Bear Rainforest to the spiritually significant mountain of Kailash in Tibet, unearth 50 destinations all around the world which take you right back to the heart of the natural world.

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Subjects
Genres
Guidebooks
Published
Carlton VIC, Australia : Lonely Planet 2020.
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
"Forests, rivers, mountains, coasts and deserts: how and where to reconnect with nature"--Page 1 of cover.
Physical Description
317 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN
1788689399
9781788689397
Corporate Author
Lonely Planet Publications (Firm) (-)
  • Introduction
  • Forests
  • Rivers & waterways
  • Mountains
  • Deserts & plains
  • Coasts & seas.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

This beautiful and inspiring book is an authoritative and timely account of our planet's natural wonders, explaining how and why our bodies and brains benefit from being in nature, as well as the importance of valuing and protecting them for future generations. In each chapter - exploring forests, rivers, mountains, deserts and coasts - Lonely Planet offers a wealth of knowledge on why they're such enriching places to explore and where in the world we can experience the natural world through forest bathing, mountain hikes and wild swimming. From Canada's mysterious and untamed Great Bear Rainforest to the spiritually significant mountain of Kailash in Tibet, unearth 50 destinations all around the world which take you right back to the heart of the natural world.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

This beautiful and inspiring book is an authoritative and timely account of our planet’s natural wonders, explaining how and why our bodies and brains benefit from being in nature, as well as the importance of valuing and protecting them for future generations.In each chapter - exploring forests, rivers, mountains, deserts and coasts - Lonely Planet offers a wealth of knowledge on why they’re such enriching places to explore and where in the world we can experience the natural world through forest bathing, mountain hikes and wild swimming. From Canada’s mysterious and untamed Great Bear Rainforest to the spiritually significant mountain of Kailash in Tibet, unearth 50 destinations all around the world which take you right back to the heart of the natural world.With a combination of beautiful illustration and photography throughout, as well as contributions from award-winning travel writers such as Adam Weymouth (Kings of the Yukon) and Adam Skolnick (One Breath), this unique coffee table book is the quintessential guide to helping you reconnect with nature.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

This beautiful and inspiring book is an authoritative and timely account of our planet’s natural wonders, explaining how and why our bodies and brains benefit from being in nature, as well as the importance of valuing and protecting them for future generations.