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<p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">“Well written and compelling, <em>Eco Barons</em> gives the reader a first glimpse of the activists, philanthropists and gadflies who may well turn out to be the J.D. Rockefellers and Rachel Carsons of our time.”<br />—<em>Cleveland Plain Dealer<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></em></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><em><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></em></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Humes offers readers an eye-opening look at the remarkable philanthropists and visionaries who are devoting their lives to saving the earth from overdevelopment and destruction. In <em>Eco Barons, </em>Humes, the bestselling author of <em>Mississippi Mud</em> and <em>Monkey Girl, </em>gives us fascinating portraits of extraordinary men and women who are dedicated to humankind’s survival—as important a contribution to the environmental cause as Al Gore’s <em>An Inconvenient Truth. </em>As the <em><span style="COLOR: black">New York Times</span></em><em> </em>points out, “<span style="COLOR: black">Humes’s urgent message is clear: We must all strive to become ‘eco barons’ in our own right if we are to save Planet Earth.”<o:p></o:p></span></span></p>