Parklands Book Series

Corcovado National Park

Designated in 2005 by President Ricardo Lagos, the park was born of an innovative public-private collaboration spurred by a land donation from The Conservation Land Trust and Peter Buckley.

Photography by Antonio Vizcaíno

Contributors include Ricardo Lagos, Douglas Tompkins, Carlos Cuevas, Juan Emilio Cheyre, and Tom Butler

Published in 2012 by The Conservation Land Trust, distributed by Goff Editions

ISBN: 978-0984693214

Iberá: The Great Wetlands of Argentina

One of the largest freshwater wetlands in South America, comprising more than 2.5 million acres, the Iberá was forged from ancient geological forces and the long-ago wanderings of the mighty Paraná River. Today the landscape is a locus of innovative restoration activity—including restoring native species such as the jaguar.

Photography by Juan Ramón Díaz Colodrero

Contributors include Sofía Heinonen, Douglas Tompkins, Pedro “Perico” Perea Muñoz, Ignacio Jiménez Pérez, Marcos García Rams, and Mauricio Rumboll

Published in 2014 by The Conservation Land Trust, distributed by Goff Books

ISBN: 978-0984693252

Monte Leon National Park

Monte León National Park

Established in 2002 through public and private collaboration, with a gift from Kris Tompkins, Monte León is a magical landscape sculpted by the wild winds and waters of Patagonia where the arid grasslands of southern Argentina meet the Atlantic Ocean.

Photography by Antonio Vizcaíno

Foreword by Carlos Enrique Meyer with essays by Silvia Braun, Claudio Campagna, Kristine Tompkins, William Conway, Francisco Erize, and Patricia Gandini

Published in 2013 by The Conservation Land Trust, distributed in Argentina by Riverside Agency, elsewhere by Goff Books

ISBN: 978-0984693238

Perito Moreno National Park

One of the oldest yet least-known parks in Patagonia, Perito Moreno National Park was completed in 2013 when Doug Tompkins and The Conservation Land Trust donated a key holding of roughly 37,000 acres.

Photography by Antonio Vizcaíno

Contributors include Douglas Tompkins, Adolfo Fabricio Del Castillo, Eduardo Ramilo, Alejandro Serret, Rafael Smart, Emily Wakild, and Claudio Bertonatti

Published in 2014 by The Conservation Land Trust, distributed by Goff Books

ISBN: 978-1939621184

Pumalín Douglas Tompkins National Park

Established in 2017, Pumalín Douglas Tompkins National Park is an incredible million-acre expanse of ancient forest, waterfalls and wild coast. The first park conservation project created and designed by Douglas Tompkins, today it bears his name. This collection of essays from president Michelle Bachelet, biologist E.O. Wilson and others celebrates this great conservation success story.

Photography by Antonio Vizcaíno and Linde Waidhofer

Contributors include E.O. Wilson, Michelle Bachelet, Kristine Tompkins, Carolina Morgado, Ingrid Espinoza, and Tom Butler

Published in 2020 by Tompkins Conservation

ISBN: 978-0984693290

Yendegaia National Park

The second major national park in Chile resulting from the conservation philanthropy of Doug and Kris Tompkins, Yendegaia covers roughly 372,000 acres between existing parks in Chile and Argentina, establishing a globally significant transboundary protected area.

Photography by Antonio Vizcaíno

Contributors include Douglas Tompkins, Sebastián Piñera, Hernán Mladinic Alonso, and  Nícolo Gligo Viel

Published in 2015 by The Conservation Land Trust, distributed by Goff Books

ISBN: 978-1939621221

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El Amarillo, A Town's Rebirth

A pictorial history of the architectural restoration of the southern gateway village to Pumalín Douglas Tompkins Park.

The Carretera Austral: South America’s Most Spectacular Road

A trip through the pages of this book celebrates the beauty of the rich, varied Patagonian countryside that the extraordinary Carretera Austral (Southern Road) opens to the traveler.

Principal Text by Lito Tejada-Flores with essays by Rolando Toloza, Douglas Tompkins, Tom Butler, Ingrid Espinoza

Photography by Linde Waidhofer

Published in Spanish in 2012 and in English in 2013 by Ocho Libros Editores

ISBN: 978-9563351132

Giant Anteater: A Homecoming to Iberá

In 2007, Tompkins Conservation began a successful program to restore this emblematic species to the Ibera wetlands. 

Edited by Ignacio Jiménez-Pérez

Contributors include Douglas Tompkins, Mario S. Di Bitetti, John Terborgh, Sofía Heinonen, Gustavo Solís, Alicia Delgado, Yamil E. Di Blanco, Karina Spørring, Rut Pernigotti, Federico Ponton, Boy Olmi, and Claudio Bertonatti

Published in 2013 by the Conservation Land Trust

ISBN: 978-9874509017

On Beauty, Douglas R. Tompkins—Aesthetics and Activism

In 2017, the David Brower Center honored Doug Tompkins with On Beauty, a photography exhibition and accompanying book. The project considered how the pursuit of beauty became a central, animating force in Doug’s life.

Essays by Tom Butler and Sarah Lubarsky

Principal Photography by Antonio Vizcaíno

Published in 2017 by the David Brower Center

ISBN: 978-0692928882

Patagonia ¡Sin Represas!

A Spanish-only pictoral history of the successful Patagonia Without Dams campaign (2008-2014), which effectively increased public awareness of a private dam project threatening Chile’s Aysen Region. The campaign, created by the coalition Consejo de Defensa de la Patagonia (CDP, or Patagonia Defense Council), resulted in a massive grassroots movement denouncing the environmental impact of five proposed megadams and a 1,200 mile transmission line, one of the longest in the world.

Edited by Juan Pablo Orrego and Patricio Rodrigo

Contributors include Manfred Max Neef, Juan Gastó Coderch, Luis Infanti de la Mora, Sara Larraín, Hernán Sandoval, Carlos Weber, John Wilson, Patrick McCully, Angel Cabezas Monteira, Douglas Tompkins, and others

Published in 2007 by Ocho Libros Editores

ISBN: 978-9568018375

25 Years of Tompkins Conservation

A quarter-century retrospective of Tompkins Conservation’s diverse range of conservation initiatives directed by Kristine and Douglas Tompkins to create parklands, conserve biodiversity, restore degraded lands, reintroduce missing species, encourage environmental activism, and promote ecological agriculture.

Principal Writer and Editor is Tom Butler

Published in 2016 by The Conservation Land Trust

Titles from the Foundation for Deep Ecology

ENERGY: Overdevelopment and the Delusions of Endless Growth

An unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including supposedly “clean” renewable sources. Ultimately, the book offers not only a deep critique of the current system that is toxic to nature and people but a hopeful vision for a future energy economy—in which resilience, health, beauty, biodiversity, and durability, not incessant growth, are the organizing principles.

Edited by Tom Butler and George Wuerthner

Introduction by Richard Heinberg

Contributors include Wendell Berry, Sandra Lubarsky, Bill McKibben, Juan Pablo Orrego, Lester Brown, James Hansen, Sandra Steingraber, Wes Jackson, Amory Lovins, and others

Published in 2012 by Watershed Media and Post Carbon Institute

ISBN: 978-0970950086

Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

With provocative photos from across the globe, the heart of OVER is a series of photo essays illuminating the depth of the damage that human numbers and behavior have caused to the Earth—and which threatens humanity’s future.

Edited by Tom Butler

Contributors include Musimbi Kanyoro, William Ryerson, Eileen Crist, and Tom Butler

Published in 2015 by the Foundation for Deep Ecology and Goff Books

ISBN: 978-1939621238

Wildfire: A Century of Failed Forest Policy

With more than 150 dramatic photographs, Wildfire: A Century of Failed Forest Policy covers the topic of wildfire from ecological, economic, and social/political perspectives while also documenting how past forest policies have hindered natural processes, creating a tinderbox of problems that we are faced with today.

Edited by George Wuerthner

Contributors include Stephen J. Pyne, Mollie Matteson, Thomas R. Vale, Les Aucoin, Gary Snyder, Dominick Dellasala, Timothy Ingalsbee, Andy Kerr and others

Published in 2006 by the Foundation for Deep Ecology, distributed by Island Press

ISBN: 978-1597260701

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