BOOKS: Heaven and Earth and I
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, March 2003:
Heaven and Earth and I: Ethics of Nature Conservation in Asia
Edited by Vivek Menon & Masayuki Sakamoto
Penguin Enterprise (c/o Penguin Putnam Inc., 375 Hudson St., New
York, NY 10014), 2002.
Published in association with the Wildlife Trust of India,
International Fund for Animal Welfare, and Asian Conservation
223 pages, paperback. No U.S. price listed.
Eighteen essayists contribute to Heaven and Earth and I,
including the Dalai Lama, Queen Noor of Jordan, the Prince
Sadruddin Aga Khan, Maneka Gandhi, and King Gyanendra Bir Bikram
Dev of Nepal–but the famous names discuss the ethics of nature
conservation only in broad and general terms, for the most part,
with only People for Animals founder Mrs. Gandhi having much to say