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Where the Animals Go


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James Cheshire is an associate professor at University College London, whose award-winning maps have appeared in the Financial Times and the Guardian. Award-winning designer and visual journalist Oliver Uberti was previously senior design editor at National Geographic. He lives in Los Angeles, California.


"[Where the Animals Go] is an enthralling volume, downright gorgeous in its illustrations and text. Its double intent is brilliant, too - to bring each of us closer to the animal world and to highlight fresh ways to think about conservation." -- Barbara King - NPR
"Where the Animals Go elegantly elucidates the role new technologies has played in expanding our knowledge of animal migration." -- Science
"Cheshire and Uberti write about billions of data points being collected-some by citizen scientists-and their ravishing maps put this information to good use...[They] show us with precision and clarity where the animals go." -- The Washington Post
"This book is beautiful as well as informative and inspiring. There is no doubt it will help in our fight to save wildlife and wild habitats." -- Jane Goodall
"In recent years, technology has made it possible to track animal movements from afar in more and more detail... [Cheshire and Uberti] have dipped into this deluge of data to create 50 beautiful and engaging maps that reveal the wanderings of animals." -- National Geographic
"A striking example of how innovative technology can be used to increase our understanding of the natural world." -- Financial Times
"This is a special kind of detective story. After millennia of using footprints, feces, feathers, broken foliage and nests to track animals, the process is now so teched up you need to read this book to find out the how, what and why." -- New Scientist
"[A] stunning translation of movement onto paper." -- Scientific American
"[W]ell laid out, easy to understand and a pleasure to return to many times." -- Seattle Times
"An enthralling look at the world that technology can help us uncover... Exquisite." -- Emily Scragg - British Trust for Ornithology
"Part coffee-table album, part scientific research compendium, [Where the Animals Go] presents these global perambulations in lush detail, reveling in their minutiae and in the technological leaps that make such observations possible. . . tracking an animal through time and space transforms it from a mere object of scientific interest into a story whose unsolved mysteries capture our imagination." -- M. R. O'Connor - Undark Magazine
"[A] gorgeous data trove... Accompanying the text are beautifully designed four-color maps and other visualizations ... [A]n inspiring introduction to an important area of science." -- Library Journal

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