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Green Nomads: Across Australia's Wild Heritage

Art / Photobook

By: Bob Brown(Author)

240 pages, 200+ colour photos

Hardie Grant Books

Hardback | Nov 2015 | #231679 | ISBN-13: 9781743790786
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $33/€28 approx

About this book

Green Nomads is a celebration of Australia's wilderness areas, and we surely have something to celebrate. The landscape and close-up photographs of Australia's natural landscape are ehterial yet familiar, calming yet powerful. Paired with Bob's personal and insightful anecdotes, there is not doubt that Green Nomads will appeal to travellers, tourists, conservationists and all those that enjoy the wilderness. When Bob Brown gave his home in Liffey (Tasmania) to Bush Heritage Australia he had no idea that it would be the start of a movement. Now, a number of beautiful places have become safe havens for Australia's wild places. In Green Nomads, Bob Brown takes us on a journey across Australia, visiting Bush Heritage sites and sharing the beauty and diversity they represent. Powerfully capturing the landscapes and spirit of Australia, Green Nomads is a book for anyone interested in Australia's environment, or anyone looking for a beautiful landscape photography book. When someone next asks for a book of Australian photography, this is the perfect answer.

"This is the most spectacular collection of Australian travel photography you will ever see"
– Judith Gray, Creative Culture

"In Green Nomads, Bob Brown takes us on a journey across Australia, visiting Bush Heritage sites and sharing the beauty and diversity they represent"
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"Green Nomads can be compared with publications by other stalwart defenders of the world's ecological systems such as David Attenborough andthe Prince of Wales."
– Clyde Selby, Mercury

"Green Nomads is the photographic document of their three-month travel. It's pretty much all that you could imagine: glorious"
– Thuy On, Sunday Age

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Bob Brown was appointed director of the Tasmanian Wilderness Society in 1978 and led the campaign to prevent the construction of the Franklin Dam. In 1983 he became a member of Tasmania's parliament and in 1992 he became a founding member of the Australian Greens. In 1996 he was elected to the Australian Senate and in following years he led the Australian Greens. He resigned from the Senate in 2012. His bestselling autobiographical book Optimism was published in 2014. Bob Brown lives in Tasmania with his partner Paul, and continues to remain at the forefront of the movement to protect Australia's natural environment through the Bob Brown Foundation.

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