A stunning mix of adventure, nature photography and hard scientific inquiry that ranks with the best work of Jacques Counseau.”—The Boston Globe

The High Frontier is a tour de force of scientific journalism as well as the visual and literary expression of an experienced and deeply caring naturalist.”—E.O. Wilson

“ranks with the best work of Jacques Counseau”

A stunning mix of adventure, nature photography and hard scientific inquiry that ranks with the best work of Jacques Counseau.”The Boston Globe

“a tour de force of scientific journalism”

The High Frontier is a tour de force of scientific journalism as well as the visual and literary expression of an experienced and deeply caring naturalist.”—E.O. Wilson

“a superb photographer”

[Moffett] is a superb photographer, able to capture, while dangling from a rope or balanced on a branch, vignettes of life at the top...He says that he hopes people will see, from his book, that these environments are so rich, so valuable, that they will be moved to protect them. I only hope that this is trueNew Scientist

“vivid and visceral”

“Mark Moffett’s The High Frontier gave me a bird’s-eye view of the ecosystem with vivid and visceral pleasure.”—Amy Tan (from her book, Saving Fish from Drowning)

“spectacular photographs”

Illustrated with spectacular photographs taken by the author and written in a very readable style, The High Frontier will fascinate both the biologist and the general reader.”The Library Journal

“excellent research…a visual feast”

“Mark Moffett's book is a magnificent exploration of the most biodiverse environment known—the rainforest canopy—supported by the finest colour photographs I have ever seen....Moffett charts the explosion of new discoveries and the emergence of a new breed of arboreal naturalists... Good journalistic narrative is at all times underpinned with first-hand knowledge and the authority of excellent research...a visual feast...This remarkable book will be another stepping stone on the way to taking canopy science seriously.”Times Higher Education Supplement

“elegantly written… stunning–and often unusual–photographs”

“Scientists have only just begun to explore the biology of the tropical rainforest canopy. In The High Frontier, Mark Moffett provides an elegantly written account of the ecology of this aerial continent. The book is packed full with his stunning--and often unusual--photographs of canopy architecture, animals and plants, taken while accompanying tree-climbing researchers working at study sites worldwide. ”—Nature

“adventure story and poetic biology’

“Mark W. Moffett’s The High Frontier is a kind of cross between an adventure story and poetic biology.”The New York Times

“A beautiful book.”

“A beautiful book.”New Scientist