A Conversation with Kathleen Dean Moore, Author of ‘Earth’s Wild Music’
“Linking climate action and environmental protection to social justice action is essential. It is still possible to hope.”
Earth’s Wild Music
LT: There is a lot of symphonic, collective activity described in the book, but also a lot of loneliness. Do you feel lonely when you’re listening to nature?
Will you come near and love me?Where is everybody?Big boy looking for loveOh, I wish my children were here to hear that
What are we going to do about this?How can we work together?
Lenora Todaro writes for adults and children about wildlife, ecology, places, and books. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Afar, the Atlantic, Bookforum, the Village Voice, and elsewhere. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and a volunteer interpreter with the Wildlife Conservation Society. Her picture book, Sea Lions in the Parking Lot: Animals on the Move in a Time of Pandemic, is a Green Earth Book Award Shortlist Nominee, and a Bank Street Best Children’s book of 2022. She is a city girl who loves the ocean. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram.
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