Award-winning journalist Eugene Linden has written numerous critically acclaimed works on the environment. In The Ragged Edge of the World, Linden recounts his experiences in locales ranging from Vietnam to Antarctica, offering an intimate look at creatures and cultures struggling to adapt to globalization.
John Francis went 17 years without saying a word. He was tired of having to explain to people why he gave up using motorized transportation. Now a National Geographic Education Fellow, Francis tells his story in a new book, The Ragged Edge of Silence.