Emerald Labyrinth: A Scientist’s Adventures in the Jungles of Congo
by Eli Greenbaum
ForeEdge Trade Books
One of my favorite quotes of the metadata age is, “They promised us flying cars -- what we got was 140 characters.” So often these days science means data technology, and new discoveries are nothing more than a cool app for your phone. The age of exploration and the adventure naturalist is supposed to be over. So imagine my delight when Emerald Labyrinth landed on my desk. Part Indiana Jones, part NatGeo, part Bill Nye (you know, the science guy), Eli Greenbaum’s adventures doing real scientific fieldwork in the jungles of Congo makes a significant contribution to our understanding of biodiversity and climate change, and is just flat-out fun to read.